Complaint Dept: My shoes!
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Apr 14 16:13:58 CEST 2000
aflinsch <avflinsch at att.net> writes:
> musingattheruins at my-deja.com wrote:
> > If shoe is None then len(shoe) raises an exception. Would be nice if
> > len(None) was 0 and NOT raise an exeption.
> I think I would prefer it if len(None) returned None. Makes a bit more
> sense to me having an unsized object return None, rather than zero.
I would prefer that len(ob) raised an exception whenever it was passed
an `ob' that didn't have a well defined length (like None).
Second guessing what would be most helpful to the programmer smacks of
Is "ob and len(ob) or 0" too hard to spell?
On the other hand, the following areas are subject to boycott
in reaction to the rampant impurity of design or execution, as
determined after a period of study, in no particular order:
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