Guido's new method definition idea

Christopher nadiasvertex at
Mon Dec 8 17:24:58 CET 2008

> I'd like this new way of defining methods, what do you guys think?
> Anyone ready for writing a PEP?

I don't really see any advantage.  IMHO, it is not clearer, it is not
more concise, it makes the definition of class shared variables look
really out of place.  It also makes the new programmer wonder where
the function attaches if you *don't* specify self. I also give it a

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