PEP-308 a "simplicity-first" alternative

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Feb 15 02:19:24 CET 2003

"David Eppstein" <eppstein at> wrote in message
news:eppstein-7C9BAC.22465713022003 at
> I think PEP was a subtle plot on Guido's part to get us to learn
> the virtues of readability.

He did admit (on py-dev) that it was a slightly Machiavellian gambit.
I think he was at least half sure that we could never agree on any one
alternative.  I am not at all sure we will.

Terry J. Reedy

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