Reasoning behind 'self' parameter in classes?
Brett g Porter
bgporter at acm.org
Wed Jul 30 20:03:16 CEST 2008
Robert Dailey wrote:
> This is an example of a response I'm looking for:
> "The self parameter is required because the parser is a bit old and
> needs to know the exact object you're referencing"
> This is _not_ an example of what I'm looking for:
> "Specifying self is a great mysterious thing that we should never
> question. Do not question the language! The language is mighty! Don't
> bring C++ to Python!"
Fredrik Lundh has written a very clear explanation of this at
(or http://bit.ly/3EUiCf if you don't feel like stitching that URL back
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