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Reasoning of calling a method on class object instead of class instance object

Arup Rakshit <ar at zeit.io> writes:

Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> writes:

> On 03/18/2019 05:55 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
> >> If I call `_c_to_f`, `_f_to_c` methods on `self` instead of
> >> `RefrigeratedShippingContainer` class object, still it works.
> > 
> > That's right, and is indeed the point of making a static method on a
> > class. 
> I'm confused. [?] he never said anything about static methods unless
> I'm really missing something.

You included it, quoted above (but stripped out the attribution; please
don't do that). The only methods discussed in Arup Rakshit's message are
?_c_to_f? and ?_f_to_c?, both static methods on the class.

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Ben Finney