[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 279
Tue, 2 Apr 2002 01:20:39 -0500
From: "Tim Peters" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> No, no, no. That's not the Python Way. These aren't subtle differences,
> "enumerate" is the correct choice and all the others are plain *stupid*.
> TOOWTDI! Once you embrace the blinding obviousness of that, you'll have
> trouble at all understanding why extending generators meets with so much
> otherwise inexplicable resistance <wink>.
Of course, how could I have been so blind.
> > OTOH, no one has ever accused me of having good taste <wink>
> You're in danger of them starting to, provided Guido picks enumerate.
> people will remember that you channeled him successfully. But if he
> pick enumerate, all they'll remember is that you ran around half insane,
> accusing everyone who didn't vote for the loser "enumerate" of trying to
> destroy Python. This is a very delicate time in your Python Career.
The scales are starting to tip. But which way? <shivers>
> doubting-anyone-will-get-much-sleep-tonight-ly y'rs - tim
Now, that's a great idea. See you guys tomorrow. It's time for me to