Good code patterns in Python
maxm at mxm.dk
Thu Jul 3 12:09:17 CEST 2003
Theodor Rash wrote:
> (Saw this sig somewhere: 'Comment my code?? Why do you think they call it
My favourite comment of that kind is from Bertrand Meyer, who invented
Eiffel. I dont remember it exactly, but it goes something like:
"If programmers want to read text, they should buy a cheap novel."
To his defense he was arguing that the code should be documentation in
itself. Hence programming by contract.
I guess that has been refined now by the tdd camp, where you should be
able to read what the tested code does by reading the tests.
regards Max M
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