does lack of type declarations make Python unsafe?
John J. Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Wed Jun 18 18:00:20 CEST 2003
Steven Taschuk <staschuk at telusplanet.net> writes:
> Quoth John J. Lee:
> > I agree with this. I don't know what all the fuss is about with the
> > interactive prompt. I certainly do use it, quite frequently, but
> > Maybe only me and David make lots of mistakes at the interactive
> > prompt ;-)
> I'm a big fan of the interactive prompt, but certainly not for
> coding -- I too make too many mistakes for that to be practical,
> and I prefer my text editor anyway.
> But I find it greatly eases
> debugging and one-off data munging tasks.
That's what I was referring to, and I assume David too. If any
function or class is more than say 5 lines, I use emacs. It's still
convenient, but can be replaced quite easily with a good IDE, I think.
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