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

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Oct 27 14:54:02 EST 2003

> Given the overloading of apostrophe both in English and Python, I
> think 'does not' looks slightly better than "doesn't" (which saves
> only one character and forces a change in quote marks!).  So does
> consistency versus accidental variation ;-)

So who's going to change all the other occurrences of "doesn't" and
other contractions in error messages?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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