[Python-ideas] PEP: Shorthand Symbol for "self"

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Aug 25 19:08:46 CEST 2008

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008, Russ Paielli wrote:
> The notion that Python programmers are too simple minded to adapt to
> a simple notational convention seems a bit bizarre to me. Of course
> it does not seem "natural" to you yet, because it is a new idea and
> you have not had a chance to grow accustomed to it. But I think
> that anyone with half or more of a brain could become completely
> comfortable with the idea within an hour or two if they would just
> give a chance.

Consider that most of us came to Python from some other background, most
notably P*** -- and in many cases, things like dollar signs were part of
we're escaping.
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