Most elegant python program to date.

Peter Hansen peter at
Fri Jun 28 02:03:47 CEST 2002

PoulsenL at wrote:
> Just curious.  I find it much easier to learn a language by reading lucid
> examples of its prose.  Are there any nominations for the most elegant
> example of a python program to date.  Not sure under what criteria, I leave
> that up to you.  I will say that I use python for matrix manipulation more
> than anything, but that shouldn't prevent you from nominating your favorite
> regardless of purpose.

I think, perhaps, that compared to other languages, the range of 
readability or even elegance in Python programs is rather narrow.
I certainly have not read as much as most, but I don't remember
anything in particular standing out.


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