[Help] [Newbie] Require help migrating from Perl to Python 2.7 (namespaces)

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Tue Dec 25 14:44:21 CET 2012

On Mon, 24 Dec 2012 00:19:18 -0500, Dave Angel wrote:

> Nobody's going to be able to understand your code if you persist in
> using self in unpythonic ways.  It's used as the first argument of a
> class method. Period.

To be pedantic, "self" is the conventional argument for *instance* 
methods, not class methods. For class methods, the conventional first 
argument is "cls", not "self".


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