Design: method in class or general function?
OOP newbie on Python 2.6.
I create instances of Character class with an attribute dict of
'skills'. The 'skills' dict has the name of a skill as the key and an
int as a value. The code adds or modifies skills before outputting the
Is it better design to have a Character.method that takes a 'skill' key
and optional value or to have a general function that takes an instance,
a dict, a key, and an optional value?