Attack a sacred Python Cow

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

On Aug 3, 9:29 am, Michele Simionato <michele.simion... at>
> On Jul 28, 8:46 pm, "Russ P." <Russ.Paie... at> 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:

See also the comment by Alex Martelli.


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