PEP 526 - var annotations and the spirit of python

Jim Lee jlee54 at
Wed Jul 4 01:27:20 EDT 2018

On 07/03/18 22:03, Ben Finney wrote:
> Jim Lee <jlee54 at> writes:
>> I claimed that Steven was using three different numbers to refer to
>> the time it takes to master a subject:
>> 10,000 hours
>> an indefinite number
>> 2 years
> Yes. He did so in the context of showing that *there is no precise
> number* that universally applies for the amount of effort required.
> Add as many numbers as you like, provided they're all in the same broad
> range. That is the point, and showing there are multiple numbers in play
> is *supporting* Steven's point.
> I still don't know what point you had, but I'm not really interested any
> more.
That's the problem with jumping in and arguing pedantics.  You lose the 
original argument.  Paraphrasing what you *thought* the argument was 
does not help (unless your aim is to confuse things even further).


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