Python's biggest compromises

Aahz aahz at
Wed Aug 6 03:04:50 CEST 2003

In article <bgp1e7$i3g$1 at>,
Dang Griffith  <dmgriffith_not_ at> wrote:
>Anthony_Barker wrote:
>> What about immutable strings? I'm not sure I understand Guido's
>> preference for them.
>   Strings are also immutable in Java.  Maybe Guido likes Java?  ;-)

Python predates Java.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

This is Python.  We don't care much about theory, except where it intersects 
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