Ashley Moran wrote:
> On May 05, 2006, at 7:51 pm, Benjamin Pyles wrote:
> 
>> Now I understand the self.name and self password reference the calling
>> object. However, I am still trying to figure out why in this  
>> example the
>> function is prefixed with self.
> 
> If by "the function" you mean "def self.login" it's to make it a
> class method, rather than a method that applies to objects of that
> class.  ie you call "User.login" and not "u = User.new; u.login".
> 
> Ashley

Thank you for supplying a example, It makes things even more clear then 
the other definitions provided here.

Ben

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