[Tutor] recursive problem

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sat Sep 11 20:19:57 CEST 2010

On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 04:09:20 am Roelof Wobben wrote:

> > On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 03:40:38 am Roelof Wobben wrote:
> >> But why is type checking then wrong.
> >> Lets says I want a module who must work on strings, tuple and
> >> lists.
> >
> > It's not *always* wrong, but let me ask you... why do you want to
> > *limit* the function to work on ONLY strings, tuples and lists?

> Because I follow this book "Thinking like a computer scientist" and I
> have only read the chapters about strings. lists and tuples.

Good answer!

Don't worry about all the complications. Learn to walk first, then learn 
to run.

Steven D'Aprano

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