[Python-Dev] PEP 309 enhancements

Samuele Pedroni pedronis at strakt.com
Sun Feb 27 22:20:12 CET 2005

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> The initial suggestion was to provide a __get__ method on partial 
> objects, which forces the insertion of the reference to self at the 
> beginning of the argument list instead of at the end:
>     def __get__(self, obj, type=None):
>         if obj is None:
>             return self
>         return partial(self.fn, obj, *self.args, **self.kw)

just a note:

I don't see why this is not also a possible definition:

return partial(self.fn, *(self.args+(obj,)), **self.kw)

it may be impractical, but it would implement the direct mechanics of 
partial should behave like a function.

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