Why and how "there is only one way to do something"?
xavier.morel at masklinn.net
Thu Dec 15 16:28:30 CET 2005
> In article <mailman.2138.1134650183.18701.python-list at python.org>,
> Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>> (Part of) Python's credo (which you can read in context by typing
>> import this
>> at an interactive command prompt) is "There should be one (and
>> preferably only one) way to do it".
> Actually, I've gotten used to doing
> python -c 'import this'
Which can be built even more easily with
$ python -m this
(no quotes needed btw)
It's usually useful to pipe it through grep too, in order to get only
the piece of zen knowledge you need.
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