[Python-ideas] Fwd: Make parenthesis optional in parameterless functions definitions

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sun Apr 3 00:22:25 EDT 2016

On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 07:47:42PM +0200, Michel Desmoulin wrote:

> >> functional paradigme and Poo and immutability and mutability, etc.
> > 
> > "Paradigm". 
> > 
> > You might not be aware that "poo" is an English euphemism for excrement, 
> > normally used for and by children. So I'm completely confused by what 
> > you mean by "and Poo".
> > 
> Those are both french mistake.
> paradigme has a "e" in french while OOP is POO. Wrote the email too fast.

Today I learned something new! Thank you.

> > You might not agree with my personal experience, but you shouldn't just 
> > dismiss it or misrepresent it as a "moral stand". My argument cuts right 
> > to the core of the argument that making parens optional helps -- my 
> > experience is that it *doesn't help*, it actually HURTS.
> But as I said earlier, I now agree with you.

I had missed that post. Thanks for the comments.


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