[Python-ideas] Why is design-by-contracts not widely adopted?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 01:29:34 EDT 2018

On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 4:26 PM Marko Ristin-Kaufmann
<marko.ristin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Not true for good docstrings.  We very seldom change the essential
>> meaning of public functions.
> In my team, we have a stale docstring once every two weeks or even more often. If it weren't for doctests and contracts, I could imagine we would have them even more often :)

In other words, you change the *public interface* of your functions
all the time? How do you not have massive breakage all the time?


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