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Monday, September 20, 2004

Python and Code Blocks

Hans Nowak is wondering about code blocks in Python. While Python's anonymous (lambda) functions are fairly awkward, Python does do a kind of "Currying" over self. The following code shows the simpler mechanism Hans is looking for...

Jython 2.1 on java1.4.1_01 (JIT: null)
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>>> class FooBar:
...   def foo(self):
...     print self
...     print "OK?"
>>> fb = FooBar()
>>> fb.foo()
__main__.FooBar instance at 17493979
>>> fb2 = FooBar()
>>> fb2
__main__.FooBar instance at 24940415
>>> fb2.foo()
__main__.FooBar instance at 24940415
>> fb2.foo()
__main__.FooBar instance at 24940415
>>> fb.foo
method FooBar.foo of FooBar instance at 17493979
>>> fb2.foo
method FooBar.foo of FooBar instance at 24940415


Anonymous said...

i don't understand ... nothing ...

Anonymous said...

lost me too...

Anonymous said...

To catch the grasshopper you must first be the grasshopper.

Anonymous said...

Um, dude. What?

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