[Python-ideas] Addition to the Zen of python

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Sat Oct 3 02:07:46 CEST 2009

[Mike Meyer] 
> This principle is know in Unix circles as "POLA" - the "Principle Of
> Least Astonishment".

In language design circles, there should be a POGA -- Principle
Of Guaranteed Astonishment.

No matter what design choices you make, someone, somewhere
is going to be astonished.

Obviousness is in the eye of the beholder.


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