Guido's new method definition idea
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Sat Dec 6 11:30:00 CET 2008
On 6 Dec 2008 09:18:20 GMT Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch <bj_666 at gmx.net>
> On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 09:56:12 +0100, Antoine De Groote wrote:
> [snip reference to "preferably only one way to do it"]
> The reason why I'm against that change too. It adds a second,
> alternative way to express something that is already in the language.
> > I agree that for newcomers to Python, the class method definition
> > might seem strange.
> And after the change it continues to because they will run into
> *both* variants in tutorials, code, and books, so it might be even
> more confusing.
I agree with that view. Not much to add to it, just increasing the
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