Dreaming of new generation IDE

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 16:23:00 CET 2010


> Yes, it certainly does.  Not that you'll get many Pythonistas to confess
> to that fact.  Somehow those who brag about the readability and
> expressiveness of source code just cannot admit that:
>
> class.method(sting name, int count)
>
> - is *obviously* more expressive than -
>
> class.method(name, count)
>
> Oh, well.
>
> This is obvious even in the Python documentation itself where one
> frequently asks oneself "Uhh... so what is parameter X supposed to be...
> a string... a list... ?"
>
>
But I thought that was the one of beauties of Python, you don't need to know
if the input parameter is a list or a string.

cheers,
Stef
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