In article <roy-ed231f.22175715062...@news.panix.com>,
Roy Smith <r...@panix.com> wrote:
> In article <mailman.11075.1402884256.18130.python-l...@python.org>,
> Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:57 AM, Roy Smith <r...@panix.com> wrote:
> > > In article <mailman.11074.1402880950.18130.python-l...@python.org>,
> > > Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> I guess if you have a list of Numbers that are all the same type, you
> > >> can probably sum them, but you can sum non-Numbers too. The docstring
> > >> is a bit vague - sure, it's a number, but what can you do with it?
> > >
> > > You can use it to count to three!
> > Since "increment" is not a provided method, and the + and += operators
> > are not guaranteed to be defined for any definition of 1 on the other
> > side, I'm not sure that's actually true... but if you hold a hand
> > grenade and want to know whether to count to Decimal('3') or 3+0j or
> > Fraction(3, 1), I'm just going to tell you to throw the thing already!
> > ChrisA
> I don't believe HandGrenade implements throw(). It does, however,
> implement lobbeth().
On second thought, it probably implements lob(). You can, however
derive lobbeth() by calling conjugate().