None assigment

Clarence Gardner clarence at netlojix.com
Sun Feb 11 03:09:18 CET 2001


On Sat, 10 Feb 2001, Peter Hansen wrote:
>Why, I wonder, do some people think that just because
>something "shouldn't" happen, it must therefore 
>never be allowed to happen?  If "we all agree that 
>
I think, if there is a reason, it is probably that they want
the language to prevent the programmer from *accidentally*
doing bad things that happen to be possible.  But nobody
types
	None = 3
by accident.  And since, unlike some other languages, that
is the only way to do it, there is no purpose in prohibiting it.

$.02 poorer,
Clarence



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