I've seen things you people wouldn't believe... ;-) (was Re: age of Python programmers)

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Wed Sep 1 18:06:03 CEST 2004


Christopher T King wrote:

> On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Peter Hansen wrote:
>>Andrea Griffini wrote:
>>>I've seen things you people wouldn't believe... ;-)
>>How many could post stories of companies without
>>any form of revision control, except perhaps those
>>printouts in Winnifred's bottom drawer from last year?
> 
> I certainly could.
> 
>>Or people who resorted to print statements during
> 
> Hey, print statements are a perfectly valid form of debugging! :)

For the record, I agree and have used them in many instances, but
in the full context of what I wrote they were clearly inappropriate.

-Peter



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