Python code written in 1998, how to improve/change it?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Jan 19 22:13:43 CET 2006


Petr Jakes wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to study/understand OOP principles using Python. I have
> found following code http://tinyurl.com/a4zkn about FSM (finite state
> machine) on this list, which looks quite useful for my purposes. As
> this code was posted long time ago (November 1998) I would like to ask
> if the principles used in this code are still valid in the "modern"
> Python and if/how it can be improved (revrited) using futures of
> current version of Python.
> Thanks for your comments for a "newbie" and for your patience.

Python places great store on backwards-compatibility. Consequently I'd 
suggest you try the code out, and report any problems you find back on 
this list. I'd give you odds it will work.

regards
  Steve
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