A 'Python like' language

Mark Hahn mark at prothon.org
Wed Mar 31 00:09:29 CEST 2004


"Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote in message
news:mailman.120.1080660180.20120.python-list at python.org...
> What is 'this'?  Who is 'you'?  Where is the original suggestion?  What
> who say what is fragile?
> "Mark Hahn" <mark at prothon.org> wrote in message
> news:1J8ac.68390$cx5.23284 at fed1read04...
> > I need a better understanding of this.  You are suggesting the self stay
> > with a function like a closure of sorts?
> >
> > In my mind, anytime you say obj.func(), func is called on obj, no ifs
> ands
> > or buts.  How could it be otherwise?  When would you want it otherwise?
> >
> > You say fragile.  What breaks?
> Trying to read cryptic top-posted comments that require me to spend
> trying to find the most like referent in order to make any sense is too
> much work for me.  I won't do it.  Good bye.
> Terry J. Reedy

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