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

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jan 15 18:07:00 CET 2009

Luis Zarrabeitia <kyrie at> writes:
> No, copy and paste from the original data structures would eliminate those
> mismatches.

The whole point is that would be possible if Python had data structure
definitions ("types") that were possible to copy and paste from some
single location, instead of building up structures dynamically, adding
fields on the fly in ways that have become obscure over the evolution
of the code.

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