Interesting talk on Python vs. Ruby and how he would like Python to have just a bit more syntactic flexibility.

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat Feb 20 07:29:20 CET 2010

In message <84166541-c10a-47b5-ae5b-
b232026241c6 at>, Steve Howell wrote:

> Some people make the definition of function more restrictive--"if it
> has side effects, it is not a function."

Does changing the contents of CPU cache count as a side-effect?

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