[Python-Dev] ConfigParser shootout, preliminary entry
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Tue Oct 19 04:21:43 CEST 2004
On Monday 18 October 2004 05:39 pm, exarkun at divmod.com wrote:
> This breaks down for the perfectly reasonable case of:
> ie, it breaks down as soon as you try to re-use anything, which is quite
> surprising to the unsuspecting user, and pretty unfortunate even once you
> do understand why.
This approach is used to advantage for Zope 3 schema. If you don't want to
confuse the ordering, you don't re-use field objects (the things that go in
schema). If you don't care about the ordering (because you're going to
control ordering some other way), you don't need to worry about it.
This is still Python; use what makes sense for your application, but know what
you're doing. The "consenting adults" playground expects consenting adults
to educate themselves. Good documentation comes in handy with frameworks
such as these.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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