[Python-ideas] singledispatch for instance methods

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun May 14 13:40:07 EDT 2017

Thanks Steven. I think you've just concisely summarized the info in this
section of the devguide:

On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 10:28 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>

> On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 05:10:53PM +0000, Bar Harel wrote:
> > As I said, sorry for that.
> >
> > It's just that I'm not entirely sure there's anything to implement here.
> > The implementation already exists. If it doesn't suffice I will help as
> > much as I can to make sure it works :-)
> I think you've succeeded in bringing the issue to people's attention :-)
> If you care about this enough to do the work (I don't, I expect this
> will be my last post on the topic), then I suggest you should:
> - contact Tim Mitchell and see if his offer of contributing the code
> still stands;
> - if so, and there are no conclusive objections on this list, then raise
> an issue on the bug tracker;
> - if not, then someone will have to fork Tim's code (assuming the
> licence allows it) or reimplement it without violating the licence;
> - somebody will have to make a Push Request on GitHub; that might be
> you, or it might be Tim;
> - Tim will need to sign a contributor agreement, since it's his code
> being used;
> - See the DevGuide for more details. (I don't remember the URL: unless
> someone else volunteers it, you can google for it.)
> And I think I've just hit the limit of how much I care about this issue.
> It would be nice to have, but I don't care enough to push it forward.
> Good luck.
> --
> Steve
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