[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 292: method names

Brett C. bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Sep 14 21:44:16 CEST 2004

Aahz wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004, Brett C. wrote:
>>Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>>>Brett C wrote:
>>>>I am sure the way I tend to abbreviate things is not how anyone
>>>>else would.  So why would the stdlib try to?
>>>it's pretty amazing that you've been able to use Python without noticing
>>>that the standard library is full of abbreviations.
>>Just because the stdlib is full of abbreviations does not mean it should be 
>>continued.  Precedence != acceptance .
> What I find interesting about your responses is that you're using the
> abbreviation "stdlib", assuming that your audience will understand that
> easily enough.

My audience is python-dev, and so I do assume they will know what the 
abbreviation is.

But Template is not just for python-dev but the whole Python community so 
making assumptions is little dangerous.


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