A critic of Guido's blog on Python's lambda
NOatkinwSPAM at rpi.edu
Sun May 7 09:07:37 CEST 2006
Bill Atkins <NOatkinwSPAM at rpi.edu> writes:
> Incidentally, is this supposed to be an example of Python's supposed
> "aesthetic pleasantness"? I find it a little hideous, even giving you
> the benefit of the doubt and pretending there are newlines between
> each function. There's nothing like a word wrapped in pairs of
> underscores to totally ruin an aesthetic experience.
I don't mean to suggest that your code in particular is hideous -
sorry if it came off that way. It's just that Python code seems a
disappointingly un-pretty after all the discussion about its beauty in
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