Attack a sacred Python Cow
D'Arcy J.M. Cain
darcy at druid.net
Sat Jul 26 16:36:30 CEST 2008
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." :-)
D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy at druid.net> | Democracy is three wolves
http://www.druid.net/darcy/ | and a sheep voting on
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