"Usability, the Soul of Python"

John Nagle nagle at animats.com
Wed Mar 31 20:05:58 CEST 2010

Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
> * Jean-Michel Pichavant:
>> John Nagle wrote:
>>> Jonathan Hayward wrote:
>>>> I've posted "Usability, the Soul of Python: An Introduction to the
>>>> Python Programming Language Through the Eyes of Usability", at:
>>>>    http://JonathansCorner.com/python/
>>>    No, it's just a rather verbose introduction to Python, in dark brown
>>> type on a light brown background.  One could write a good paper on this
>>> topic, but this isn't it.
>>>                 John Nagle
>> Why is it bad ?
> Consider
> <quote>
>  From a usability standpoint, the braces go with the lines to print out 
> the stanza rather than the for statement or the code after, so the 
> following is best:

    The last time I ran a C++ project, I just had everyone run their
code through Artistic Style ("http://astyle.sourceforge.net") with
"--style=ansi".  No more inconsistencies.

				John Nagle

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