Functional programming

Ben Finney ben+python at
Tue Mar 4 00:52:53 CET 2014

Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 9:31 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
> >     def frobnicate(flang, splets, queeble=False):
> >         """ Righteously frobnicate the flang.
> >
> >             :param flang: A file-like object, opened for reading.
> I had to read that a few times before I was sure that you actually
> meant "file" there, you used a real word with its real meaning!

Sometimes I say what I mean, to test whether people are alert.

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Ben Finney

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