Dreaming of new generation IDE
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at opengroupware.us
Wed Feb 3 16:39:53 CET 2010
On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 16:23 +0100, Stef Mientki wrote:
> Yes, it certainly does. Not that you'll get many Pythonistas
> to confess
> to that fact. Somehow those who brag about the readability
> 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
> 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.
You don't need to know; unless of course you want the expected result.
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