"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):
>Another previous message on this issue:
>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"?

Bengt Richter

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