Why 'r' mode anyway?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at iinet.net.au
Sat Jan 15 17:05:34 CET 2005


Skip Montanaro wrote:
>     Tim> "Plays well with others" was a strong motivator for Python's
>     Tim> design, and that often means playing by others' rules.  --
> 
> My vote for QOTW...  Is it too late to slip it into the Zen of Python?

It would certainly fit, and the existing koans don't really cover the concept.

Its addition also seems fitting in light of the current PEP 246 discussion which 
is *all* about playing well with others :)

Cheers,
Nick.

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