Does Python really follow its philosophy of "Readability counts"?

Paul Rubin http
Wed Jan 14 08:51:58 CET 2009

Carl Banks <pavlovevidence at> writes:
> At GE there was no encapsulation in sight on any system I worked on.
> In fact, our engine simulation was a special-purpose object-oriented
> language with--get this--no private variables.  Some other systems I
> worked on didn't even use scoping, let alone encapsulation.

Where my officemate used to work, the simulation stuff was written in
Matlab, but the actual flight stuff was written in Ada.  I wonder
if GE did something similar.

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