Checking the boolean value of a collection
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Sep 13 20:08:29 CEST 2008
Marco Bizzarri wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 4:09 PM, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
>> You should also consider using PEP8 style naming.
> class FolderInUse:
> def __init__(self, core):
> self.core = core
> def true_for(self, archivefolder):
> return any([instance.forbid_to_close(archivefolder) for instance in
> Is this any better?
Yes. Now I can read it to suggest shorter names (I agree with FL here).
I would consider 'outgoing' for 'a_o_r_i' and perhaps 'no_close' or
'stay_open' or suggestions below for 'f_t_c'
> The true_for name does not satisfy me a lot...
> maybe because it is too similar to True.
Does one of 'locked', 'forbidden', 'untouchable' express the essence of
the condition being tested? I would consider using the same adjective
to name the test on instances and the collection of instances, or maybe
'x' and 'any_x'.
Anyway, I'm trying a good
> naming so that code is readable, like:
> specification = FolderInUse(core)
> if specification.true_for(folder):
> Any thought about this?
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