Request for criticism - tell me how to become more Pythonic

John Hunter jdhunter at nitace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Wed Sep 12 03:32:59 CEST 2001


>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Boddie <paul at boddie.net> writes:
    Paul> But it really depends on what class of activity one is
    Paul> writing code for, though, doesn't it? For small, quick
    Paul> tasks, procedural code is frequently quicker to write and
    Paul> more understandable for other people, especially for "data
    Paul> processing" tasks.

Absolutely, and I did not mean to be critical.  I just wanted to point
out to the author, who wants to expand his python reach, that OO is a
useful strategy that python supports and his code lacks.  Lots of
great procedural code powers some of the best software in the world.

JDH



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