You know you're a Pythonista when..

Bill Anderson billa at
Mon Jun 16 19:41:56 CEST 2003

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003 11:27:02 -0700, poiboy wrote:

> ..or "Empathy and Envy on the Road to Enlightenment."
> I'm a doit-yer-selfer counting signposts on my path to PyNirvana, and
> I'm wondering what epiphanies the better traveled have experienced along
> their own.
> Those that have marked my progress are:
> 1) Bookmarking the Language Reference Index and realizing that "for
>    language lawyers" applied to *me* (my links for "Extending and
>    Embedding" and "Python/C API" are still blue).
> 2) Relying on unittest.
> 3) Discovering filter() and map().
> 4) Fortifying classes with __setattr__() and friends.
> 4.5) Leaving if:, elif:, and else: on their own lines for fear of
>      scorn or deprecation.

* You wake up with python code you've enver seen in your head, walk over
to the computer, open the I2 and type it in. 
* and it works

* You give your spouse or others directions in python code. 
* verbally

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