Attack a sacred Python Cow

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Thu Jul 24 16:08:15 CEST 2008

Jordan <jordanrastrick at> writes:

> I just think Explicit is better than Implicit is taken seriously by
> a large segment the Python community as a guiding principle

Indeed it is. However, it has to compete with all the other principles
in the Zen of Python, which have equal status.

> and overall its influence does more harm than good.

Thanks for your opinion. I disagree strongly: I think its influence is
nicely balanced by the other important principles that are also

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Ben Finney

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