Python from Wise Guy's Viewpoint

Fergus Henderson fjh at
Tue Nov 11 16:29:59 CET 2003

Pascal Costanza <costanza at> writes:

>b) documentation
>Documentation can be handled well with comments and well-chosen names.

Certainly it _can_ be, but keeping good, up-to-date documentation is a
difficult task.  In my experience, average programmers do a better job
of documentation in languages which encourage explicitly declaring the
types of interfaces than in those which do not.

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The University of Melbourne         |  of excellence is a lethal habit"
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