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(5:12) Why do we have to say user.set_password(password)?
Why does kenneth type user.set_password(password) if set_password is a static method? Can't he say set_password(password). Or is he specifying 'user' because the interpreter needs to know where to look for the method?
Josh Keenan19,429 Points
It is calling it on this instance of user, or the user currently setting their password. It is setting the password for this given user as the request comes in.