Why no warnings when re-assigning builtin names?
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Tue Aug 16 19:11:38 CEST 2011
On 2011-08-16, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> I think warnings should be reserved for language changes and such (like
> DeprecationWarning, RuntimeWarning, and FutureWarning), not for possible
> programmer mistakes.
I disagree, on the basis of the following:
The quality of C code I have to deal with has increased dramatically as
gcc's aggressive use of warnings has spread.
> Python can be improved -- I don't see 'hand-holding' as an improvement.
> IDEs and lints can do this.
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