shelve implementation

Thomas A. Bryan tbryan at python.net
Thu Feb 3 04:23:10 CET 2000


Robin Becker wrote:
> 
> In article <20000201.10464788 at sparky.spkydomain>, David Fisher
> <python at rose164.wuh.wustl.edu> writes

> >On another archeologial note, both cStringIO and cPickle are copyright
> >Digital Creations and are the only modules that i have found:
> >
> >#define UNLESS(E) if(!(E))
> >
> >which lets them write code like:
> >
> >       UNLESS(PyArg_ParseTuple(...))
> >               return NULL;
> >
> >which i think is unbearably cute.
> 
> As for cute I seem to remember B or maybe bcpl had 'unless' (or the
> equivalent) or maybe I've gone gaga.

Well, Perl has 'unless', so you know that it's gotta be a good idea.  ;-)

off-topic-but-I-couldn't-resist-ly 

---Tom



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