rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 18:29:04 CEST 2012
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 3:10 AM, Zero Piraeus <schesis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24 October 2012 11:18, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 2:14 AM, Zero Piraeus <schesis at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> [... on return values and side effects ...]
>> Side point: It's not that it's *bad* code or even bad style;
> It's a matter of taste, sure, but especially for a beginner, it's easy
> to find yourself using a method for its return value and forgetting
> that it actually does something to the object as well ... and then
> getting bitten later.
>> it just isn't the way Python generally does things.
> When in Rome ... :-)
Of course, and I'm not disagreeing with the original point made. It's
worth writing Pythonic code when writing Python code. It's just not
the only way to write.
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