Seymore4Head Seymore4Head at Hotmail.invalid
Thu Oct 30 22:34:57 CET 2014

On Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:28:19 -0700, Larry Hudson <orgnut at>

>On 10/30/2014 01:16 PM, Seymore4Head wrote:
>> class pet:
>>      def set_age(self,age):
>>          self.age=age
>>      def get_age(self):
>>          return self.age
>> pax=pet
>> pax.set_age(4)
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>    File "C:\Functions\", line 18, in <module>
>>      pax.set_age(4)
>> TypeError: set_age() missing 1 required positional argument: 'age'
>> I am trying to pass 4 as the age.  Obviously I am doing it wrong.
>You have already received the answer -- pax=pet should be pax=pet(), but I have a simple 
>side-comment about style.  It is common Python convention to capitalize class names, IOW make 
>this class Pet instead of class pet.  This is convention not a requirement, but it does help 
>distinguish class names from ordinary variable names -- especially to others reading your code 
>(as well as yourself a few days later).   ;-)
>      -=- Larry -=-

I try to take typing shortcuts and it bites me in the behind.
Good suggestion

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