Making the case for repeat

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Jun 6 23:24:22 EDT 2009

Tim Roberts wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano <steve at> wrote:
>> Why is it that it's (almost) always newbies with about five minutes' 
>> worth of experience with Python that come up with these grandiose plans 
>> to replace entire modules with a single function?
> Well, many great innovations in history have come from people who did not
> have enough experience to know that what they were doing was impossible...

Along with many of the great follies and frauds ;-)

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