An object is an instance (or not)?

André Roberge andre.roberge at
Tue Jan 27 22:49:01 CET 2015

On Tuesday, 27 January 2015 17:43:38 UTC-4, Mario Figueiredo  wrote:
> In article <a771f6f2-9aa3-44ca-9f87-88a984c7c27e at>, 
> andre.roberge at says...
> > 
> > It is appropriate to refer to an instance as an object.  It might not 
> > be appropriate to refer to an object as an instance ... but Python
> > does not do so as your explicit examples demonstrate, and contrary to 
> > your claim.
> I'll try one more time: It - Is - Not - My - Claim.
> It is the claim of a few users in here that replied to that thread.

At the very beginning of the first message I replied to, you wrote:

**This is a follow up from a previous discussion in which it is argued 
that the following code produces the correct error message terminology **

I pointed out to you that the word object WAS used correctly: hence, the correct terminology was used in that error message.

You are just wasting people's time.

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