PEP318: radical notion
arien_malec at yahoo.com.REMOVE
Mon Aug 23 22:23:13 CEST 2004
Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> wrote in
news:CsmdnSKL1aVt3LfcRVn-vg at powergate.ca:
> Arien Malec wrote:
>> Apologies for feeding the fire, when we are rallying around a
>> consensus, but I've been concerned about the clash between syntax and
>> semantics, and I've finally reached a mini-epiphany:
>> The problem with PEP318 is that it is too powerful, and tries to do
>> too much. It is a sledgehammer for attacking three problems:
> I believe your mini-epiphany has been reached by several other people
> in this forum and discussed at length, certainly not in exactly the
> same words but surely in a very similar form.
I haven't heard too much resolution about it. The discussion I've seen
has been oriented mostly around syntax, partly around "this is ugly but
Guido says it goes".
I haven't heard the "it's really not ugly, and here's why" part of this.
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