Python is readable

Ethan Furman ethan at
Fri Mar 16 21:30:15 CET 2012

Neil Cerutti wrote:
> On 2012-03-16, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at> wrote:
>> Ah, perhaps you're talking about *prescriptivist* grammarians,
>> who insist on applying grammatical rules that exist only in
>> their own fevered imagination. Sorry, I was talking about the
>> other sort, the ones who apply the grammatical rules used by
>> people in real life. You know the ones: linguists. My mistake.
> I am not pedantic. You are wrong.

When saying somebody is wrong, you really should back it up with 
references (wiki, dictionary, etc.).

At this point, if I had to decide between Steven and you, I'd go with 

Of course, it doesn't hurt that everything he has said matches with my 
experience on the topic.


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