Python's "only one way to do it" philosophy isn't good?
len-l at telus.net
Fri Jun 29 22:27:55 CEST 2007
Douglas Alan wrote:
> [I]n Python, you can be 100% sure that your files
> will be closed in a timely manner without explicitly closing them, as
> long as you are safe in making certain assumptions about how your code
> will be used. Such assumptions are called "preconditions", which are
> an understood notion in software engineering and by me when I write
So documenting an assumption is more effective than removing the
assumption using a with statement?
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