[Python-Dev] Challenge about print >> None
Thu, 14 Sep 2000 08:28:14 -0700
Tim Peters wrote:
> We went over it again at a PythonLabs mtg today, and compared to the other
> 20 things on our agenda, when it popped up we all agreed "eh" after about a
> minute. It has supporters and detractors, the arguments are getting all of
> more elaborate, extreme and repetitive with each iteration, and positions
> are clearly frozen already. That's what a BDFL is for. He's seen all the
> arguments; they haven't changed his mind; and, sorry, but it's a tempest in
> a teapot regardless.
All of the little hacks and special cases add up.
In the face of all of this confusion the safest thing would be to make
print >> None illegal and then figure it out for Python 2.1.
Paul Prescod - Not encumbered by corporate consensus
Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.