[Python-ideas] Objectively Quantifying Readability

Matt Arcidy marcidy at gmail.com
Tue May 1 21:03:22 EDT 2018

On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 5:35 PM, Mikhail V <mikhailwas at gmail.com> wrote:

> to be pedantic - ReallyLongDescriptiveIdentifierNames
> has also an issue with "I" which might confuse because it
> looks same as little L. Just to illustrate that choice of
> comparison samples is very sensitive thing.
> In such a way an experienced guy can even scam
> the experimental subjects by making samples which
> will show what he wants in result.

I love this discussion, but I think anything that isn't included in a
.py file would have to be outside the scope, at least of the alpha
version :).  I am really interested in these factors in general,
however.  Now I'm surprised no one asks which font each other are
using when determining readability.

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highlighting in vim"


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