[Edu-sig] Uniform Access Principle confusion

Arthur ajsiegel at optonline.net
Fri Oct 14 15:59:23 CEST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kirby Urner [mailto:urnerk at qwest.net]
> Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 12:47 AM
> To: 'Arthur'; edu-sig at python.org
> Subject: RE: [Edu-sig] Uniform Access Principle confusion
> > Its simple and obvious -  once it's simple and obvious.
> >
> > Downsides, warnings?
> >
> > Art
> >
> So far we're looking at pretty straightforward composition of objects
> (less
> an inheritance pattern), i.e. angle objects composed in a triangle.
> However, it could easily needlessly complexify, the bane of good style.
> Keeping it simple is actually harder than giving in to tempting
> clevernesses.

OK.  But there are lessons attached - something to the effect of "exploring

Which is what I think makes Python a pithy environment in which to learn
about programming. 

And part of what connects programming, in general, to - for me - the
development of mindfulness.

Perhaps stated in my usual inappropriately pithy manner.


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