[Edu-sig] How to Think Like A Computer Scientist

ajsiegel at optonline.net ajsiegel at optonline.net
Tue Mar 28 18:25:21 CEST 2006

----- Original Message -----
From: kirby urner <kirby.urner at gmail.com>
> Arthur is
> proposing first level mutability (2nd example).  I doubt any of us
> like the 3rd level.  Am I right?

I am not proposing anything.  I am programming.

> So obviously there's a spectrum here.  Python supports them all, 
> with coding.

More generally, Python supports programmer freedomn, and accepts the cost of that 
freedom. If we don't exercise that freedom, Python - it seems to me - is a losing 


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