Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 15:36:07 EDT 2018


On Sun, Jul 15, 2018 at 4:44 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com>:
>
>> I think we all can name things we don't like about Python. For
>> example, you're not likely to ever convince me that piggybacking
>> coroutines onto generators was anything but a terrible hack that
>> results in added complexity and leaky abstraction now that the feature
>> has been stretched even further into an async framework. I don't see
>> much point in arguing about it though since it's highly unlikely to
>> change.
>
> Having gone through a recent 2to3 effort that left my conscience
> stained, I can only lament for the lost paradise which was Python 2.7.
> There *was* one real gain: MemoryBIO, but that's not enough to bring a
> smile to my face.
>

Spoken like a true eight-bit-stringer (kinda like a flat-earther only
a lot more wrong).

ChrisA


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