[BangPypers] Python easter eggs :)

Jeff Rush jeff at taupro.com
Tue Feb 10 13:47:10 CET 2009

Here is another...

>>> from __future__ import braces
  File "<stdin>", line 1
SyntaxError: not a chance

Can you find any others? ;-)


Rajeev Nair wrote:
> hi.
> Iam sure many here will be aware of easter eggs in python.
> For starters here is one.At the prompt type  import this
>>>> import this
> The Zen of Python, by Tim Peters
> Beautiful is better than ugly.
> Explicit is better than implicit.
> Simple is better than complex.
> Complex is better than complicated.
> Flat is better than nested.
> Sparse is better than dense.
> Readability counts.
> Special cases aren't special enough to break the rules.
> Although practicality beats purity.
> Errors should never pass silently.
> Unless explicitly silenced.
> In the face of ambiguity, refuse the temptation to guess.
> There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it.
> Although that way may not be obvious at first unless you're Dutch.
> Now is better than never.
> Although never is often better than *right* now.
> If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad idea.
> If the implementation is easy to explain, it may be a good idea.
> Namespaces are one honking great idea -- let's do more of those!

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