[Numpy-discussion] Numeric3

konrad.hinsen at laposte.net konrad.hinsen at laposte.net
Tue Feb 8 03:37:28 CST 2005


On 07.02.2005, at 20:40, konrad.hinsen at laposte.net wrote:

> There is also a glaring hole in the OO approach in that there is no  
> way to add functionality (methods) to an existing object. The only  
> solution is subclassing, but then all object creators need to be  
> changed to those for the subclass, which is not practical. Unlike  
> other OO languages, Python makes it possible to add methods to  
> existing classes, but this always looks like a bad hack.

There is something I forgot to mention in this context:

	http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0246.html

If adopted, this would be a big step forward in my opinion.

Konrad.
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