[Python-Dev] Inconsistent error messages in Py{Object, Sequence}_SetItem()

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Oct 26 16:42:08 EST 2003

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Luckily I wasn't taught formal writing :-), and I don't see why it
> can't be doesn't.  I'd say that if you want Python's error messages to
> be formal writing, you'd have to change a lot more than just the
> one... :-)

OTOH, I would always yield to native speakers in such issues. To me
myself, it does not matter much, but if native speakers feel happier
one way or the other, I'd like to help them feel happy :-)


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