PyWart (Terminolgy): "Class"

Tim Chase python.list at
Mon Jan 14 15:30:56 CET 2013

On 01/14/13 01:56, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Rick Johnson
> <rantingrickjohnson at> wrote:
>> I really don't like using two words ("define object", or "def obj") and using one single keyword is ambiguous ("object" or "obj"). So the obvious solution is to combine the abbreviated words into one compound keyword that will save keystrokes, save parsing, and all-the-while maintain symmetry. That keyword is "defobj". Coupled with "defmeth" and "deffunc" we now have a symmetrical definition syntax!
>> deffunc bar():
>>     return
>> defobj Foo():
>>      defmeth __init__(self, blah):
>>          pass
> Awesome! Now, just one more step to make Python into the World's Most
> Awesome Language(tm): Replace those lengthy words with single symbols
> found in the Unicode set; compress everything down and enforce perfect
> Unicode handling.

APL will rise to linguistic domination! «maniacal laughter»


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