Python Newbie

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Feb 22 00:48:40 CET 2013

On 21/02/2013 23:34, piterrr.dolinski at wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Thanks for this. Regarding ambiguity, you will never find me write ambiguous code. I don't sabotage my own work. But the reality is that in addition to writing my own code, I have to maintain existing. I find it incredibly confusing then I see a statement along the lines of "if not something" - have to study the code in detail to see what it is testing.
> I could show more examples of what I find confusing in existing code, but I don't intent to troll. I'm just trying to understand the language as it is. I will see how it goes.
> Pete

Perhaps look at code in the standard library to get a feel for things? 
This should help you overcome OCD, i.e. Obsessive C Disorder :)


Mark Lawrence

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