[Python-3000] Special methods and interface-based type system
gsakkis at rutgers.edu
Thu Nov 23 04:08:47 CET 2006
On 11/22/06, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> George Sakkis wrote:
> > After all, HCI-based arguments are usually a fancier way of
> > saying "it's a matter of taste"
> It would be easier to take you seriously if you gave up that "I don't
> understand their arguments; therefore I'm right and they're stupid"
> style of argumentation. Mike and others said *exactly* the same thing
> as Guido, but that time, you just didn't want to listen.
First off, I never implied someone's stupid just because we don't
happen to agree on everything. As for Mike's answer, I went back and
read it again; please do the same. He doesn't address HCI reasons at
all, it's a purely technical argument by pointing out an inconsistency
of Java (which kinda distracts from the main point but that's ok).
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