Newb question: underscore
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jun 6 07:48:15 CEST 2008
bvdp <bob at mellowood.ca> writes:
> My question is: Why would anyone decide to obfuscate something as easy
> to read as Python???
They didn't decide to obfuscate; they decided to follow a
strongly-expected convention for the name of that function by existing
users of the 'gettext' functionality, in contexts that predate the
appearance of that functionality in Python.
\ Hercules Grytpype-Thynne: "Well, Neddie, I'm going to be |
`\ frank." Ned Seagoon: "Right, I'll be Tom." Count Moriarty: |
_o__) "I'll be Gladys." *slap* -- The Goon Show, _World War I_ |
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