[Python-Dev] ++x oddnes
Sat, 11 Aug 2001 17:11:09 -0700
"M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:
> David Ascher wrote:
> > Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > > IMO not worth it changing the language. Train yourself to write x++
> > > instead. :-)
> > Sounds like an excellent one for PyChecker =)
> Why ? ++x can be put to some real use: I have a counter
> type which actually uses ++x to increment the counter.
The point of linters is to find things that are likely to be errors. I
claim that ++foo is likely to be an error resulting from the corruption
of young minds by C++ more often than deliberate and appropriate.
But you could turn it off when you used PyChecker =).