[Python-Dev] New Wiki page - PrintAsFunction

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Sep 3 13:21:19 CEST 2005

"Ron Adam" <rrr at ronadam.com> wrote in message 
news:43195EB1.3090406 at ronadam.com...
> # standard printing
> write.ln(1, 2, 3)

> # print without trailing newline
> write(1, 2, 3)

This violates this design principle:
When there are two options and one is overwhelmingly more common in use (in 
this case, with newline added, at least 95%) the common case should be 
easier, not harder.

Terry J. Reedy

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