[Python-Dev] PEP202

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 23:34:26 -0400

Greg Ewing <greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz>:
> > What they want to be is an applicative sublanguage in functional
> > style
> Um, that might be what *you* want them to be, but it's the
> complete opposite of what *I* want them to be, which is a
> way of getting away from all those convoluted combinator 
> constructs!

So your theory is that non-intuitive procedural syntax so complex that
it *needs* usability testing is better.

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