[Tutor] 3 simple, pithy and short questions (fwd)

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Fri Nov 21 19:32:22 EST 2003

> In recent years, the __str__()  method was added to numbers to make them
> more uniform with the other Python types and classes.

Hi everyone,

Yikes, I'm totally wrong here!  Numbers still don't have __str__().  I
should have double checked my assertions about this.  So we can call str()
on numbers, but not __str__().  I misremembered the extent to which the
numbers were unified with the other types.

My apologies!

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