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

Russ Paielli russ.paielli at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 03:26:49 CEST 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 5:54 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>wrote:

> 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.
> I'd just like to point out that accusing someone of
> being too simple-minded to understand one's proposal
> may not be the best way of getting them to listen to it.

I was suggesting exactly the opposite. I was suggesting that those who are
*against* my proposal seem to think that Python programmers are too
simple-minded to handle it.

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