[Python-ideas] Fwd: Define a method or function attribute outside of a class with the dot operator
steve at pearwood.info
Fri Feb 10 08:42:57 EST 2017
On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 02:28:25PM +0200, Markus Meskanen wrote:
> I've started working on a PEP for this since most people seem to be for it.
I don't know how you get "most people" -- there's only been a handful of
responses in the few hours since the original post. And apart from one
explicit -1, I read most of them as neutral, not in favour.
Of course you are perfectly entitled to start work on a PEP at any time,
but don't get your hopes up.
I'm one of the neutral parties, perhaps just a tiny bit positive +0, but
only for the original proposal.
I am -1000 on allowing arbitrary assignment targets. I believe that the
cost in readability far outweighs the usefulness of allowing things
def mydict[key].attr[-1](arg): ...
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