Author r.david.murray
Recipients docs@python, eric.araujo, georg.brandl, ifreecarve, r.david.murray, rhettinger, sbt
Date 2017-07-11.17:44:29
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Given a choice between catering for Python programmers and catering for Java/C++ programmers, the Python docs obviously ought to chose to cater to Python programmers.  To a python programmer, calling C.f() is intuitive.

I would myself definitely *not* encourage the __class__.f() idiom.

Maybe we should just drop the reference to Java and C++ static methods.
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