Guido's new method definition idea

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at gmx.net
Sat Dec 6 10:18:20 CET 2008


On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 09:56:12 +0100, Antoine De Groote wrote:

> try this:
> 
>>>> import this
> 
> and look at the 15th line...

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.

Ciao,
	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch



More information about the Python-list mailing list