Python Newbie

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sun Feb 24 21:47:48 CET 2013

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 7:41 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> wrote:
> Your words "the use of () has been widespread and mandated by the compilers"
> and "have long used () where they are required".  As they are neither
> mandated nor required in Python it just wastes the time of anybody reading
> code as they have to parse something that offers nothing except visual
> noise.  As for being "visually pleasing" that's simply laughable.  I want to
> be able to read code, not hang it in an art gallery.

Most of what gets hung in art galleries these days is far less
visually pleasing than well-written code.


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