[Numpy-discussion] basic python questions
Wed Apr 4 21:57:04 CDT 2007
On 4/5/07, Robert Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Bill Baxter wrote:
> > On 4/5/07, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Bill Baxter wrote:
> >>> Ok, I got another hopefully easy question:
> >>> Why this:
> >>> class Point(object):
> >>> ...
> >>> Instead of the style that's used in the Python tutorial in the
> >>> 'classes' chapter:
> >>> class Point:
> >>> ...
> >> Because the former make new-style classes and the latter make old-style classes.
> >> It's not an issue of personal preference: they are somewhat different object
> >> models and there are things that old-style classes can't do. As HasTraits is
> >> also a new-style class, there's no point in using old-style classes in this
> >> tutorial.
> > What's the difference in the object models? I'm surprised that the
> > Python tutorial seems to be completely silent on this issue.
> > (http://docs.python.org/tut/node11.html)
Good link. Thanks!
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