More random python observations from a perl programmer

Les Schaffer godzilla at
Sun Aug 22 10:28:18 EDT 1999

Tim_one said to tchrist:

     > I keep thinking that everything should work on everything.

> The builtins strive to stick to those type/operator combos that make
> plain sense; Guido has never been a fan of gratuitous orthogonality.

what does orthogonality mean here? (i come from a world where (0,1)
and (1,0) are archetypal orthogonals and cant map that meaning to this


les schaffer

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