[Python-ideas] Retire or reword the "Beautiful is better than ugly" Zen clause

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 19:34:07 EDT 2018

[Tim Delaney <timothy.c.delaney at gmail.com>]

> "Elegant" is the *only* word I think it would be appropriate to replace
> "beautiful" with.

> And I can't think of an elegant replacement for "ugly" to pair with
> "elegant". "Awkward" would probably be the best I can think of, and
> "Elegant is better than awkward" just feels kinda awkward ...
> I already made clear that I'm opposed to changing it.  But, if fashion
dictates it must change, then the only worthy alternative would be:

    Elegant is better than inelegant.

 Which illustrates all by itself why inelegant sucks ;-)
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