[Python-ideas] PEP: Shorthand Symbol for "self"
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Aug 28 02:38:44 CEST 2008
Russ Paielli wrote:
> 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.
I'm not so sure about that. Frequently people adopt
conventions such as always writing this->x, or naming
all instance variables with an "m_" prefix, suggesting
that zero characters is considered a problem by many.
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