Why less emphasis on private data?
Hendrik van Rooyen
mail at microcorp.co.za
Mon Jan 8 12:11:14 CET 2007
"Paul Rubin" <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
> If you want to write bug-free code, pessimism is the name of the game.
A healthy touch of paranoia does not come amiss either...
And even then things foul up in strange ways because your head
is never quite literal enough.
When you hear a programmer use the word "probability" -
then its time to fire him, as in programming even the lowest
probability is a certainty when you are doing millions of
things a second.
But this is off topic, really - I don't think that hiding things make
much difference, especially as the python hiding is not absolute.
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