Python is DOOMED! Again!

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jan 22 07:22:30 CET 2015


On 22/01/2015 05:56, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 4:50 PM, Nicholas Cole <nicholas.cole at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would have preferred Python to mimic:
>>
>> Define function add taking price1, the price2, print_error equals true.
>> Price1 is a float. Price2 is a float. The function returns a float.
>>
>> But now this is sounding a little like something from Larry Wall, and so I
>> had better stop!
>
> Actually, it sounds like pre-ANSI C.
>

*SCREAMS OUT LOUD* at the thought of the Whitesmith's compiler where 
IIRC printf was spelt format and the formatting codes weren't the same.

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence




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