General question about Python design goals

Paul Rubin http
Tue Nov 29 00:53:17 CET 2005

Peter Hansen <peter at> writes:
> Christoph Zwerschke wrote:
> > Ok, these are nice aphorisms with some truth. But I had to think of
> > the German excuse "Wer Ordnung hält ist nur zu Faul zum Suchen - ein
> > Genie überblickt das Chaos." ("Those who try to keep things tidy are
> > just too lazy to search for searching - a genius surveys the chaos").
> Is that really the translation?  "too lazy to search for searching"?
> What does that mean?

It should just say "too lazy to search" or maybe "too lazy to be a

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