steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Thu Sep 24 11:20:52 CEST 2009
On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 18:10:10 -0700, andrew cooke wrote:
> these are valid points, but in practice the main use (for the restricted
> application i care about) is si,ple variables, and this is an "optional
> extra" to help the user, so it's OK if it only works sometimes. at the
> moment i'd be happy with any half-baked unreliable solution that is
Speaking as a user (although not of Andrew's domain specific language),
I'd like to say to developers PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE don't try to "help me"
with half-baked unreliable solutions that only work sometimes.
There's few things worse than unreliable tools that break just when
you've come to rely on them.
More information about the Python-list