reduce to be removed?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Nov 13 10:36:13 CET 2006


Dustan wrote:
> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>> Dustan wrote:
[...]
>> Repeat after me:
>>
>> "Not everything has to be a one-liner."
> 
> Not everything has to be a one-liner. But readability helps.
> 
Indeed. And there is absolutely no conflict between those two statements.

Guido resisted introducing tertiary expressions for as long as he did 
precisely because he realised that some people would use them to produce 
unreadable one-liners instead of readable multi-line expressions of the 
same idea.

regards
  Steve
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