Dynamically replacing an objects __class__; is it safe?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 10:31:22 EDT 2017


On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 1:21 AM, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:
>> Falling is not the same as flying unless you accidentally miss the ground.
>>
> well in English an arrow flies as well as time, the whale was very
> interested in the approaching ground and perhaps forgot to conjure up
> virtual wings or rockets. In any case satellites miss the ground, but even
> their motion cannot be classed as flying with wings so I think this
> discussion has become irrelevant.

I just asked my father, and he believes that a satellite DOES fly, on
the basis that it is perpetually falling and forever missing the
ground.

ChrisA


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