The REALLY bad thing about Python lists ..

Garry Hodgson garry at
Thu May 18 16:33:10 EDT 2000

Grant Griffin <g2 at> wrote:

> (BTW, why to you Unix people
> separate your packager gizmo from your compression gizmo?  Very
> strange...)

not strange at all.  these are two completely different
functions, and thus belong in different programs.
it is the same reason people use functions and classes in
their programs, rather than:

	...80000 lines of code omitted...

(and yes, i've seen programs like that.)

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