While everyone is saying what they want in Python :)

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Mon Feb 5 06:10:39 CET 2001


Dan Parisien wrote:
> 
> Peter Hansen wrote:
> 
> > Jay O'Connor wrote:
> > >
> > > Smalltalk-style cascade operations would be *very* cool
> > >
[snip]
> >
> > Why?  'Cause it saves a bit of typing?
> 
> YES!!!
> 
> That is not a good enough reason not to add a feature like this :)

Absolutely not.  Look at http://www.pauahtun.org/TYPython/PythonWay.html
for some concise reasons why (scroll to the bottom).

As Erik Max wrote in another response, clarity of code is more 
important than quantity of keystrokes.



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