Python component model

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at
Thu Oct 12 08:46:23 CEST 2006

Peter Maas wrote:
> Paul Boddie wrote:
> > People who bring up stuff about self and indentation are just showing
> > their ignorance, in my opinion, since Python isn't the first language
> > to use self in such a way, and many C++ and Java programs use this
> > pervasively in order to make attribute scope explicit, whereas the
> > indentation matter is only troublesome with bad editing practices. I
> > don't think the community should spend any more time on these
> > criticisms.
> How many programmers don't use Python because of the self issue?

The only reason I know why self shall not be inforced is reducing the
number of troll postings.

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