Origin of 'self'

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Mar 6 18:43:19 CET 2014

On 06/03/2014 01:56, Westley Martínez wrote:
> Why did C++ use this? I don't really like this. It doesn't sound right. I think it's because I have trouble saying the th sound without getting my mouth full of spit.
> Thankfully you don't often need to use this in C++ like you do with self in Python.

You don't need to use self, you can call it anything you like, but 
you'll not be particularly popular if you do this.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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