[Python-3000] removing functions from string module

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Wed Apr 18 03:49:16 CEST 2007

Josiah Carlson schrieb:
> I would generally agree with you, except that when monkey patching
> instances...
>     self.method = new.instancemethod(other.method.im_func,
>                                      self,
>                                      self.__class__)
> .... is a bit more understandable than...
>     self.metbod = type(other.method)(other.method.im_func,
>                                      self,
>                                      self.__class__)
> .... at least in the examples that I've seen.  Never mind that new is
> documented in the standard library documentation, but the types are not.

I strongly emphasize on "a bit more". One needs a lot of inside
knowledge about internal representation to rebind a method to another
instance. The following idea is much easier to understand:

   self.method = boundmethod(self, method_or_function)


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