Don't you just love writing this sort of thing :)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Dec 7 08:27:51 CET 2008

In message <mailman.5112.1228605190.3487.python-list at>, Rhodri
James wrote:

> Yes, it's very pretty, and you're terribly clever.  In six months' time
> when you come back to make some engineering change and have to sit down
> and break it back down into those simple pieces to remind yourself what
> it's doing, "pretty" and "clever" will not be the words you are using. 
> Trust me on this one.

Considering I've been writing and maintaining and debugging code for about
30 years now, I figure I have the hard-earned right to judge what I will be
able to understand in six months and what I won't...

Lawrence "Been There, Done That" D'Oliveiro

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