PEP 526 - var annotations and the spirit of python

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 04:25:17 EDT 2018


On 04/07/18 05:55, Jim Lee wrote:
> 
> 
> On 07/03/18 21:25, Ben Finney wrote:
>> Jim Lee <jlee54 at gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> On 07/03/18 19:58, Ben Finney via Python-list wrote:
>>>> Jim Lee <jlee54 at gmail.com> writes:
>>>>
>>>>> If you were to say John had 2 apples, Jane had 4 apples, and Joe had
>>>>> an indefinite number of apples, how many numbers are we talking about?
>>>> Three numbers. And “indefinite” is not one of those numbers. So, no,
>>>> that doesn't support “"indefinite" is a number”.
>>>>
>>> Exactly.  And you've just confirmed my original argument.  Thanks!
>> Still no, because you're the only one who claimed "indefinite" is a 
>> number.
>>
> No, 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
> 
> Being pedantic about the meaning of "number" is just a way to get off 
> the subject.  You yourself said we were talking about THREE numbers!
> 
> -Jim
> 

Please take this offline as it's completely irrelevant to this list.

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Mark Lawrence



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