Why does python not have a mechanism for data hiding?

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 09:36:30 CEST 2008


On Jun 3, 3:42 pm, "Russ P." <Russ.Paie... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, the designers of C++, Java, and Ada, to name just three very
> popular languages (well, two) seem to think it makes sense. But maybe
> you know more than they know.

You do realise the same argument could be made about you and the
designers of Python, right?

But regardless, an argument from authority is a sure sign that this
isn't worth continued debate.

Good luck with the PEP.



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