Alternative decorator syntax - POLL RESULTS SO FAR - ARE WE DONE?
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Sun Aug 22 21:13:24 CEST 2004
>>>>> "Arthur" == Arthur <ajsiegel at optonline.com> writes:
>> If you really want a stagnant, non-evolving language, there are
>> many to choose from. I guess Python could also be forked to a
>> special ZombiePython edition, where heresy like a+=4 and list
>> comprehensions are unheard of.
Arthur> This reaction to my remarks is predictable.
Arthur> Ascribing to those remarks an extremism they do not
Arthur> intend. And then attacking that extreme position.
That's possibly true. I hope you accept my apology for extrapolating
your attitude more than is fair.
Arthur> Since I've been around, the controversial issues are the
Arthur> ones that deserved their controversy - Python folks being
Arthur> a reasonable and intelligent lot.
Perhaps - but I don't remember any controversial decision where an
obviously wrong path was chosen. Most monstrosities were incoporated
before I started to read c.l.py, though (`repr`, print>>)
Ville Vainio http://tinyurl.com/2prnb
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