[Python-Dev] Re: Static method and class method comments
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 16:29:32 -0700
>Kevin Smith wrote:
> I am very glad to see the new features of Python 2.2, but I do have a minor
> gripe about the implementation of static and class methods. My issue stems
> from the fact that when glancing over Python code that uses static or class
> methods, you cannot tell that a method is a static or class method by looking
> at the point where it is defined.
Agree strongly. This will also be a problem for documentation generation
tools, type extraction tools and class browsers. I believe it would be
easy to add a contextual keyword
> class C:
> def static foo(x, y):
> print "classmethod", x, y
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