Python's "only one way to do it" philosophy isn't good?
showell30 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 13 00:51:07 CEST 2007
--- "Anders J. Munch" <2007 at jmunch.dk> wrote:
> Converting tail-recursion to iteration is trivial,
> and perfectly reasonable for
> a human to do by hand. You add an outer "while
> True"-loop, the recursive call
> becomes a tuple assignment, and other code paths end
> with a break out of the
> loop. Completely mechanical and the resulting code
> doesn't even look that bad.
I have to ask the stupid question. If a human can do
this completely mechanically, why can't a machine?
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