"static" variables in functions (was: Version Number Comparison Function)

Bengt Richter bokr at oz.net
Tue Mar 29 11:09:57 CEST 2005


On 29 Mar 2005 00:29:06 -0800, "El Pitonero" <pitonero at gmail.com> wrote:

>Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou wrote:
>>
>> One of the previous related threads is this (long URL):
>>
>http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/messages/f7dea61a92f5e792,5ce65b041ee6e45a,dbf695317a6faa26,19284769722775d2,7599103bb19c7332,abc53bd83cf8f636,4e87b44745a69832,330c5eb638963459,e4c8d45fe5147867,5a184dac6131a61e?thread_id=84da7d3109e1ee14&mode=thread&noheader=1#doc_7599103bb19c7332
>
>Another previous message on this issue:
>
>http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.lisp/msg/1615d8b83cca5b20
>
>Python's syntax surely is not clean enough for concise metaprogramming.
>At any rate, I'd agree with Fernando's assessment:
>
>Fernando wrote:
>> The real problem with Python is ... Python is
>> going the C++ way: piling feature upon feature, adding bells
>> and whistles while ignoring or damaging its core design.
>
>If the core design were better, many "new features" in Python could
>have been rendered unnecessary.
>
Do you have specific recommendations that might benefit python 3000?
What better "core design" features would have eliminated what "new features"?
;-)

Regards,
Bengt Richter



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