Python is DOOMED! Again!

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Fri Jan 23 02:00:10 CET 2015

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 11:40 AM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at> wrote:
> Type hinting will be mandatory because of bad managers. But then someone is
> going to ask what benefit Python has to offer:

Type hinting will never be mandatory, because bad managers are not in
charge. You can't blame the language because you're *choosing* to
continue to work for someone who demands the unreasonable. Yes, I
understand that there are reasons for not immediately quitting a job
when someone insists on something you disagree with (yaknow, reasons
like "got bills to pay", little trivialities like that); but it's
still your choice. You have to weigh up the value of the job against
the value of the philosophy. And Python's philosophy isn't changed by


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