PEP 308: A PEP Writer's Experience - PRO
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Tue Feb 11 04:28:43 CET 2003
Andrew Koenig wrote:
> I'm not worried about the standard-library authors misusing the
> idiom. I'm worried about ordinary programmers reading such code
> and failing to realize that the idiom doesn't work all the time.
But, as Andrew's example has so deftly shown, the standard library
authors _have_ misused the idiom. Now imagine that idiom in the hands
of someone not as familiar with Python as the standard library authors.
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