[Python-Dev] Re: Static method and class method comments

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Jul 26 15:50:29 CEST 2001

Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:

> Even better yet, why not simply reuse the class keyword in this context:
>     class C:
>         def class foo(x, y):
>             print "classmethod", x, y

I'm not convinced we need new syntax for this, since I think it's a
rarely used feature, but here's a syntax proposal due to Jack Jansen
that I like better:

  class C:
      def foo(class, x, y): "this is a static method"
      def foo(class c, x, y): "this is a class method"

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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