[Python-ideas] list…pushed, or something
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Mar 30 01:12:41 CET 2013
Shane Green writes:
> Given my recommendation:
> X.pushed(Y) -> X IFF (and-only-if) Y is X.
> X.pushed(Y) -> Y is always true.
FWIW, Steve McConnell (Code Complete) recommends that
quite often should be written as
foo_value = foo() # but with a descriptive name!
X.pushed(foo_value) # sic, probably pushed -> push?
even if "foo_value" is only used once. It's not like you save
anything but one line by putting foo() inside the parentheses, it's
just a name binding that is resolved by the compiler anyway. My
understanding of Guido's decisions is that he agrees with McConnell on
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