[Python-ideas] Pseudo methods

Joao S. O. Bueno jsbueno at python.org.br
Fri Aug 4 09:42:21 EDT 2017

On 4 August 2017 at 10:31, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4 August 2017 at 14:20, Joao S. O. Bueno <jsbueno at python.org.br> wrote:
> > Had not this been discussed here earlier this year?
> >
> > (And despite there being perceived dangers to readability in the long
> term,
> > was accepted?)
> >
> > Here it is on an archive:
> > https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2017-February/044551.html
> From a very brief review of the end of that thread, it looks like it
> was agreed that a PEP might be worthwhile - it was expected to be
> rejected, though, and the PEP would simply document the discussion and
> the fact that the idea was rejected. This agrees with my recollection
> of the discussion, as well. But as far as I'm aware, no-one ever wrote
> that PEP. (Not surprising, I guess, as it's hard to get enthusiastic
> about proposing an idea you know in advance will be rejected).
Nonetheless, a third party module with some decorators to allow
doing that "the right way"  might be usefull. If one is willing to write,
or retrieve a candidate for that.
(I don´ t think it is possible to inject the __class__ cell in a clean way,


> Paul
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