Is it advisable to replace 'self' with '_' or 'I' or something shorter?
dfan at dfan.org
Mon Jan 13 16:54:03 CET 2003
Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> writes:
| Dan Schmidt wrote:
| > I used to use _, but I decided to be a good citizen and use self
| > these days. My main problem with self is not that it takes more
| > time to type but that it looks like just another word when I'm
| > scanning code, which distracts me from the 'real' variables. So I
| > modifed my emacs python-mode so that self is displayed in a
| > different color, and I can deal with it a lot better now.
| Try getting the latest version of python-mode.el. It already
| highlights `self' in this way.
I'm using python-mode 4.6 from <http://www.python.org/emacs/python-mode/>
and it does not appear to highlight 'self'. Is there a newer version
available, or am I missing something?
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