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

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jan 15 03:22:15 CET 2009

Luis Zarrabeitia <kyrie at> writes:
> Wait, do you _really_ believe that _static_ checks could prevent problems
> arising from _unexpected_ conditions in the _data_?

The data does not arrive from outer space on a magtape stapled to a
meteor.  It comes out of another program.  Most of the problems in
processing it come from mismatches between the processing programs and
the generation programs.  Static checks would help eliminate those

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