[Python-ideas] Internal function idea
rosuav at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 03:26:18 EST 2017
On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Franklin? Lee
<leewangzhong+python at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 1:01 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 1:31 PM, Franklin? Lee
>> <leewangzhong+python at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 5:21 AM, William Rose <william27.07.02 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I agree with the point that it should allow builtin but the main purpose of
>>>> it is to not allow global variables
>>> But functions are also accessed using global names. What is your
>>> answer to the potential problem of programmers being reluctant to
>>> factor out code into new functions?
>> Code review, training, mentorship. If you try to make the language too
>> restrictive, all you end up doing is forcing people to creatively get
>> around its limitations. Make the language expressive, and then teach
>> people how to use it well.
>> Can you show some examples of code that would be improved by this
>> "internal function" concept?
> Hey, I'm the one saying that internal functions will promote bad habits.
My apologies for the lack of clarity; this "you" was addressing the OP
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