Larry Wall's comment on python...

laotseu bdesth at nospam.free.fr
Mon Sep 9 03:56:07 CEST 2002


brueckd at tbye.com wrote:
> On 6 Sep 2002, Rod Stephenson wrote:
> 
> 
>>"Python is cool to look at small bits of, but I think the "outline"
>>syntax breaks down with larger chunks of code. I'm with Aristotle on
>>the structure of discourse--a story should have a beginning, and
>>middle, and an end. So should blocks"
>>
>>I'm not quite sure what he's trying to get at here - I guess that for
>>a long heavily indented chunk of code, you could lose track of the
>>overall structure, but I don't write code this way.
>>
>>Any comments?
> 
> 
> The very idea of Larry Wall lecturing on code readability is hilarious.
> 
> -Dave
> 
> 

C'mon, if he is able to read Perl code, he surely can say something 
about readability !-)

laotseu




More information about the Python-list mailing list