Attack a sacred Python Cow
bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Sat Jul 26 16:47:32 CEST 2008
D'Arcy J.M. Cain writes:
> On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 16:25:18 +0200
> Torsten Bronger <bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de> wrote:
>>> Isn't this a showstopper all by itself?
>> Yes. But I've seen no code that uses some other word. Emacs'
>> syntax highlighting even treats it as reserved. So I think that
>> other counter-arguments are stronger.
>> The in my opinion strongest one is that automatic insertion of
>> "self" would make Python less verbose but more complicated.
> Well, if we are arguing over which reason to not change it is more
> important than I would say that we are in "violent agreement."
Oh, I've never been in favour of the change
(news:87zlo7y2wn.fsf at physik.rwth-aachen.de). I just don't think
that some popular counter-arguments are compelling. ;-)
Torsten Bronger, aquisgrana, europa vetus
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