[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 260: simplify xrange()

James Logajan JamesL@Lugoj.Com
Wed, 27 Jun 2001 08:58:54 -0700

Tim Peters wrote:
> [James Logajan]
> > Design mistakes one has made do tend to weigh on one's soul (speaking
> > from more than two decades of programming experience) so I understand
> > the primal urge to correct them when one can, and even when one
> > shouldn't.
> Is this a case when one shouldn't?  That is, is it a specific comment on PEP
> 260, or just a general venting <wink> here?

Just a general bit of silly "<wink>" venting. Insert some non-zero fraction
in the wink. I tried to insert some obvious absurdities to indicate I was
not being very serious. (Yes, I know that one shouldn't try that in mixed