Python is DOOMED! Again!

Mario Figueiredo marfig at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 22:35:07 CET 2015


In article <mailman.18187.1422393854.18130.python-list at python.org>, 
rosuav at gmail.com says...
> 
> Sure you can! But this is *itself* a weak argument, unless you
> actually have a codebase that uses it.

Wait. Are you saying that unless I show you a codebase that requires 
marshalling and static analysis, you will ignore the fact that a 
project, no matter its size, may require more than one annotation type?

In other words, lets suggest function annotations as a restrictive 
feature, instead of a feature that can adapt to more than one use case.

> YAGNI comes to mind. When do
> you actually need to annotate with multiple styles like this, and
> should everyone pay the price (the disconnect from from the function
> name) even though this is almost never needed?

That is your price. My price is seeing my executable code cluttered with 
static fluff. Very pythonesc, I suppose...



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