atmosphere on (WAS: How about "pure virtual methods"?)

Simon Wittber simonwittber at
Mon Dec 20 01:57:53 CET 2004

> I do understand the feeling though; Fredrik Lundh jumped at me only a
> few days ago when I said that I personally found list comprehensions
> more readable than map.  I certainly don't mind being advised or
> corrected if I've written incorrect or even just suboptimal code, but
> attacking a person's mental processes seems kind of needlessly
> aggressive to me.

We've just had a Python 2.4 release, and poor Mr Lundh has likely had
hundreds of user's clamouring for a binary, 2.4 compatible PIL

That's enough to make any programmer grumpy.


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