Guido's new method definition idea

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sun Dec 7 00:48:04 CET 2008

On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 08:01:40 -0800, Russ P. wrote:

>> -2 on this proposal.
> Did you get two votes in the Presidential election too? 8^)

You know, occasionally you stumble across people on the Internet who 
aren't from the USA. Some of us even speak English almost as good as 
native speakers *wink*

In any case, in this context -2 refers to the strength of feeling, not 
the number of votes. Python is not a democracy, and our Beloved BDFL 
Guido graciously takes our needs and wants into account before making 


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