Attack a sacred Python Cow

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at gmail.com
Sun Aug 3 10:00:29 CEST 2008


On Aug 3, 9:29 am, Michele Simionato <michele.simion... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> On Jul 28, 8:46 pm, "Russ P." <Russ.Paie... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Letting "self" (or whatever the first argument was) be implied in
> > ".cat" does absolutely *NOTHING* to change the internal workings of
> > the Python interpreter. It's a very simple idea that you insist on
> > making complicated. As I said, I could write a pre-processor myself to
> > implement it in less than a day.
>
> I implemented such a pre-processor 6+ years ago and I am absolutely
> sure
> I was not to first one to reinvent this particular wheel.

I have found the relevant thread:

http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_frm/thread6a7dd33dc287481f/3210d0be45113c23?hl=en&lnk=gst&=simionato+no+self#3210d0be45113c23

See also the comment by Alex Martelli.

    M.S.



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