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

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Thu Aug 28 00:27:19 CEST 2008

Russ Paielli schrieb:
> Normally I agree with you on the single-character identifiers, but I
> consider this case an exception. Lets not forget that C++ and Java use
> zero-character identifiers for "self", and I don't hear a din of
> complaints that it harms readability.

Yes, because most have coding styles that mandate hungarian prefixes on
such identifiers. And "mInfo" isn't really more readable than "self.info".


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