[Python-Dev] Re: Static method and class method comments

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com (Skip Montanaro)
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 18:54:05 -0500

    Paul> Agree strongly. This will also be a problem for documentation
    Paul> generation tools, type extraction tools and class browsers. I
    Paul> believe it would be easy to add a contextual keyword

    >> class C:
    >>     def static foo(x, y):
    >>         print "classmethod", x, y

Even better yet, why not simply reuse the class keyword in this context:

    class C:
        def class foo(x, y):
            print "classmethod", x, y

Skip Montanaro (skip@pobox.com)