For review: PEP 308 - If-then-else expression
mwh at python.net
Mon Feb 10 16:22:56 CET 2003
aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) writes:
> What was implicit in mentioning frequency, I think, is that the
> actual metric is frequency times power. Metaclasses are very, very
> powerful, so even a low frequency gives them many "feature points".
> Also, metaclasses came essentially for free with new-style classes,
> which have many other reasons for existing.
Metaclasses were also already there, let's not forget. Just even
harder to use. "type of the base class is *what?*" <foom> <splatter>.
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become occupied by a malevolent spirit. Replacing hardware or
software will not fix this - you need an exorcist.
-- Tim Bradshaw, comp.lang.lisp
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