Zen of Python

Timothy Fitz firemoth at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 01:41:20 CET 2005


On 19 Jan 2005 15:24:10 -0800, Carl Banks <invalidemail at aerojockey.com> wrote:
> The gist of "Flat is better than nested" is "be as nested as you have
> to be, no more," because being too nested is just a mess.

Which I agree with, and which makes sense. However your "gist" is a
different meaning. It's not that "Flat is better than nested" it's
that "Too flat is bad and too flat is nested so be as nested (or as
flat) as you have to be and no more." Perhaps Tim Peters is far too
concise for my feeble mind <wink>



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