Explicit Frustration of the Self
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Wed Jan 1 04:55:16 CET 2003
Bengt Richter wrote:
> Someone proposed just a bare leading dot or invisible self name.
> class Foo:
> bar = 123
> def baz(,arg):
> .arg = arg
> return .bar+arg
> It's less typing anyway. That's a plus for me.
Yeah, the prefixed dot has been suggested before. I'm for the status
quo on this issue myself, but of the suggestions, at least this one
seems to be the one thought all the way through.
The basic, "I don't like having to keep writing self, why not just make
it implicit" doesn't get very far in the face of bound vs. unbound
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