scalar vs array and program control

Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn PointedEars at
Sun Jul 26 12:35:53 CEST 2015

Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn wrote:

> Laura Creighton wrote:
>> and to create a class where none was before to make it more object-
>> oriented.
> I did not need to, but, again, it was more obvious that way.  I could also
> have used an existing class, and its existing or newly added method. 
> AISB, almost everything in Python is an object; therefore, almost
> everything in Python has a class (try “print((42)).__class__)” in Py3k). 
> […]

| >>> print((42).__class__)
| <class 'int'>

Most interesting (but understandable):

| >>> print(42..__class__)
| <class 'float'>

BTW, another common misconception that I read from your argument is that 
“object-oriented” would be synonymous with “class-based”; that one needs a 
class for OOP.  In fact, however, there are several object-oriented 
programming languages, again for example most ECMAScript implementations, 
that are prototype-based: one object/instance inherits from another, its 


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