Proposal for removing self
rattan at cps.cmich.edu
Thu Aug 26 07:23:46 CEST 2004
"Brett C." <brett at python.org> wrote in message news:<cgj4jf$15a at odak26.prod.google.com>...
> No thanks. This is a common suggestion and Guido has said it ain't
> going to happen. I personally like 'self' a lot because ambiguity from
> reading code goes away. It is easy to not see a '.' but not so for
> 'self.' . It also makes teaching OOP to people much easier since you
> don't need to explain why some variables and method calls are to the
> instance but other are not. "Explicit is better than implicit".
I concur for keeping self intact, it does provide clarity in code writing
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