Origin of 'self'
tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Mar 3 19:35:37 CET 2014
On 3/3/2014 1:16 AM, Westley Martínez wrote:
> I understand that in an object method the first argument in the
> object itself, called self. However, it doesn't have to be called
> self, and can be called anything. So my question is why is it called
> self and not this like from C++ and Java. It's kind of a silly
> question, but one that I'm curious about nevertheless.
Three responses and I learned or had something pointed out in each. That
is a better track record than most threads.
Terry Jan Reedy
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