Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Sep 24)
claird at lairds.com
Wed Jun 25 18:05:09 CEST 2003
In article <3d9100c1$1 at news.sentex.net>,
Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> wrote:
>Dean Goodmanson wrote:
>> QOTW: "When something "is *EVERYWHERE*", how can it be "clearly VISIBLE"
>> at the same time?" - Alex Martelli
>> "... [A]necdotally speaking I find Python development goes faster more as
>> a result of its very high readability than as a result of low loc/FP."
>> Peter Hansen
>For the record, this was from
>although I have to say I have no idea what it means... if it ever meant
>anything. (Hansen's a real blowhard, you know.)
>(I also don't know why a posting from February made it in the September
>QOTW except as an accident. But didn't someone say there's no such
>thing as bad publicity? ;-) )
We call that "serendipity", not accident.
Like Python itself, "Python-URL!" is not rigid. It accomodates
variability. It shrinks, it expands, it *breathes*, it occasi-
onally holds itself in reserve a little bit, until the timing
Sometimes "a little bit" extends over months. OK, years.
Cameron Laird <Cameron at Lairds.com>
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