python needs leaning stuff from other language

Giampaolo Rodola' gnewsg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 15:29:58 CEST 2009


On 4 Apr, 04:19, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 18:52:52 -0700, Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
> > If "there should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do
> > it" then my_list.clear() is more obvious than del my_list[:]. Honestly
> > I'm a little surprised that such a topic hasn't been raised before.
>
> I'm a little surprised that you didn't bother googling before making that
> statement. Of course it has been raised before. See (for example) these
> threads:
>
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2005-July/054564.html
>
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2006-April/549278.html
>
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2006-May/556977.html
>
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2007-May/000692.html
>
> The good news is that Python-Ideas seems to be receptive to the idea,
> including some heavy-weights like Raymond Hettinger, which leads me to be
> hopeful that Python-Dev and Guido himself will agree:
>
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2009-April/003897.html
>
> Keep your fingers crossed that this is the last time we need to have this
> discussion!
>
> --
> Steven

Sorry, it was 3:52 AM, that's why I didn't bother. =)


--- Giampaolo
http://code.google.com/p/pyftpdlib



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