A modest proposal (was: Comment on PEP-0238)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jul 11 16:43:32 CEST 2001


"Arthur Siegel" <ajs at ix.netcom.com> writes:

> But it is Guido's language and Guido's call.  Just wish it was
> all just left to his own sense of design elegance, which there
> is reason to trust - rather his public justifications, which I 
> never find very satisfactory.

Good point, Art.  I trust my intuition more than my reasoning in these
things, and often when I try to defend my intuition against
challenges, what comes out are unsatisfactory rationalizations.
Sometimes Tim's "channelings" say it better than I could have said it
myself...  :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)



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