[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Removing 'self' from methoddefinitions
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Apr 13 22:55:19 CEST 2006
"Jim Jewett" <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:fb6fbf560604131154o1b5ef33fg19d8c01a7e887118 at mail.gmail.com...
> >>> # No syntax errors when creating m()
> >>> class C:
> def m(): pass
> but the method can't actually be called
Unless it is wrapped as a staticmethod ;-)
> >>> C().m()
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<pyshell#102>", line 1, in -toplevel-
> TypeError: m() takes no arguments (1 given)
> Could it at least say something like "(1 given, including self)"?
or perhaps '(self + 0 given' or '(instance + 0 more given)'
Terry Jan Reedy
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