I come to praise .join, not to bury it...

Erno Kuusela erno-news at erno.iki.fi
Tue Mar 6 15:37:28 CET 2001


In article <1e6p6.27206$1D5.1119285 at e420r-atl1.usenetserver.com>,
"Steve Holden" <sholden at holdenweb.com> writes:

| "Erno Kuusela" <erno-news at erno.iki.fi> wrote in message
| news:kuofvfjb77.fsf at lasipalatsi.fi...

|| it could also be argued that python uses whitespace instead
|| of braces because of vague aesthetic shared by lots of people. :)

| Well it could be argued, but you could also look at the usability data which
| (I understand) was the basis of this choice when Python was originally
| designed.

aha! clearly, we need a usability study on string methods.

  -- erno




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