Python Source Code Beautifier

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Tue Mar 6 05:55:54 CET 2007

En Mon, 05 Mar 2007 07:07:57 -0300, Alan Franzoni  
<alan.franzoni_invalid at geemail.invalid> escribió:

> Il Sat, 03 Mar 2007 17:34:35 +1300, greg ha scritto:
>> This was all discussed at *very* great length many
>> years ago, and the addition of in-place operators
>> to the language was held up for a long time until
>> the present compromise was devised. You might not
>> like it, but it's here to stay.
> Sure. I'm not a great programmer and I never thought about asking for  
> such a removal. I'm sure that there're people smarter and more  
> experienced than me out there designing Python, I'm glad I got it and I  
> won't use such
> shortcuts on mutable objects in my own programs.

The problem is that other people -not necesarily "smarter and more  
experienced" than you- may use those features, and perhaps you have to  
read, understand and modify some code written by someone else.
So, you should at least know what "a += b" means, even if you are not  
going to use it.

Gabriel Genellina

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