Extending classes __init__behavior for newbies

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 19:06:18 EST 2011

On Feb 15, 9:47 am, James Mills <prolo... at shortcircuit.net.au> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 9:32 AM, rantingrick <rantingr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Those who write code bases should "design-in" practicality, re-
> > usability, and extendability as a forethought and NOT an afterthought.
> > Of course i am not suggesting that everyone must be clairvoyant.
> > However the vast amount of time involved in a coding project should be
> > spent in the design and testing phases and NOT actually writing code.
> > If you spend more time writing code you are not being professional,
> > you are being sloppy -- and it WILL catch up to you.
> I actually agree with this. :)

The problem is that it's not a philosophy which the ranting one
practices, it's a bludgeon he uses to dump crap on other people for
disagreeing with him.

The offensive aspect of it is the implication that the rest of us are
dumb assholes who don't already know this.

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