Bragging about Python

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Sat Jun 9 01:50:07 CEST 2007


Steve Howell wrote:
> --- Szabolcs Nagy <nszabolcs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> actually i don't like when a tutorial uses over
>> complicated cute names
>> if the context is obvious (fibonacci) then we don't
>> need to add
>> 'parent_rabbits' and such identifiers
> 
> I still prefer the use of "rabbits," but I don't mind
> if people change that, as I understand the brevity argument.

The rabbit naming scheme makes the code far more accessible to people who
aren't as familiar with fibonacci.

Really, this is about making Python accessible to more people, not the same
people it's currently accessible to :)


    Richard




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