code is data

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at
Sun Jun 18 23:28:22 CEST 2006

> > > community has no interest in it. When I absolutely need macros, I will
> > > go elsewhere.
> I *like* 1..5 (ada, ruby) instead of range(5). If I had macros, I would
> have done it myself for *my* code.

I think this example more is a symptom of a childish need to get
things your way than of a deficiency in Python. BTW, range(5) = 0..4
in Ada and Ruby.

You said "when I absolutely need macros" but none of your examples
demonstrate any "absolute need." I can't see your point.

mvh Björn

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