Why "flat is better than nested"?

rantingrick rantingrick at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 06:44:11 CEST 2010


On Oct 27, 8:40 pm, Steven D'Aprano <steve-REMOVE-
T... at cybersource.com.au> wrote:

> Although the Zen is written in a light-hearted fashion, it is not
> intended as a joke. Every line in the Zen is genuine advice -- even the
> one about being Dutch. Would it help to write it out in a less light-
> hearted fashion?
>
> When programming in Python, you should:

<...snip...>


Bravo! Bravo!

That eloquently verbose description of the Zen left a tear in my eye
and a patriotic pride in my heart.  Oh Guido, stop moonlighting as
D'Aprano and use your real name again! The second coming of GvR is
upon us!

;-)



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