why are people still using classic classes?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Jan 13 17:10:34 CET 2005

In article <mailman.638.1105624714.22381.python-list at python.org>,
Simon Wittber  <simonwittber at gmail.com> wrote:
>'import this' also provides some good advice:
>"There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it."
>It seems to me that python is not as simple/clean as it once was. It
>has grown warts, for the sake of backwards compatibility. :(

That's progress.  One of the primary goals for Python 3.0 is to make a
fresh start by removing a lot of the backwards compatibility.
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