[BangPypers] "The Python I would like to see" - Armin Ronacher

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Tue Aug 19 08:12:54 CEST 2014

On 2014-08-19 11:23, Balachandran Sivakumar wrote:

>           Is it because bugs are becoming harder to find, or
> maintenance is becoming difficult ?

Both really. It's easy to take shortcuts and results in tech. debt that 
you have to pay back later.
As someone said, if it talks like duck and walks like a duck, it throws 
an exception at runtime.

> Or is it something to do with
> performance ?

Concurrency is, as usual, a problem but that's a separate issue. Python 
was never built for that kind of thing.

> Please do share the reasons :) Asking because, I
> remember you and Anand C talking about implementing the Wayback
> machine in Python and that it works/worked very well and that's
> certainly a reasonably large one(I assume). Thanks

The Wayback machine is not in Python. Just one of the services and 
that's not too large although it deals with a large amount of data. 

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