Why does python not have a mechanism for data hiding?

NickC ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 07:51:27 EDT 2008

On Jun 4, 4:41 pm, Antoon Pardon <apar... at forel.vub.ac.be> wrote:
> Guido has been known to change his mind, which is an admirabele quality,
> but it does show that at some point he rejected a good idea or accepted
> a bad idea.

And sometimes the person that talked him into accepting the bad idea
in the first place ends up agreeing with him when he eventually
rejects it ;)


P.S. Read the list of references in PEP 343 if you want to know what
I'm talking about *cough*

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