Bug reports [was Re: Python list code of conduct]

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 10:02:33 CEST 2013

On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Steven D'Aprano
<steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> A popular language like Python has been around for about 20 years. It is
> in daily use by tens of thousands of people around the world. What are
> the chances that you, in your first week of using Python, just happened
> to stumble across a bug that *nobody else in the world* has noticed?

Of course, it's possible for there to be dark corners. But if you're
working with those, you know it full well. The dark corners of Python
might be in some of its more obscure modules, or maybe in IPv6
handling, or perhaps some weird platform that misbehaves, but they're
definitely not in lists and tuples treated normally.


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