Why PEP 245??

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Wed May 30 23:16:54 CEST 2001


"Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at home.com> wrote in message
news:bR7R6.15127$lP5.7725689 at news1.rdc2.pa.home.com...
> > I use COM a lot, and I can vouch for a similar effect *when interface
> > design doesn't badly violate the ISP* (when it does, interfaces become
>
> > a mistery -- the interface of 'file-like objects' is wide enough to
break
> > the ISP, so it takes investigation in each case to determine exactly
what
>
> ISP??? In most contexts, Internet Service Provider, but here, interface
S??
> P??

Interface Segregation Principle.  Sorry, it was silly of me to assume any
TLA (Three Letter Acronym) would be recognizable without explanation --
there's just far too much overloading of them!


Alex






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