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Python Object-Oriented Python Dice Roller Comparing and Combining Dice

Comparing and Combining Dice. int(self) not clear

I understood what kenneth is doing in this lecture, but I can't understand why in the magic methods to compare different dice values he returns int(self) instead of self.value. Can someone help me to figure it out?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Based on the previous definition, int(self) is self.value. So he's probably using it to demonstrate how one method can use another, plus it's slightly more compact to write.