[eeps] Multi-Parameter Typechecking BIFs
Thu Feb 26 12:47:54 CET 2009
"Richard O'Keefe" <> writes:
> On 26 Feb 2009, at 3:25 am, mats cronqvist wrote:
>> I'm a fan of the (apocryphal?) Python saying "only one way to do
>> it." So, I think 'if', 'case' and 'when' should never have been
> Python has [this and that]
I didn't say I liked Python. I said I liked the saying. Your
strawman attacks are getting to be quite tiresome.
>> Inlined type checks, pattern matching and 'try' (*)
>> should be enough for anyone. Sure, some things would be less
>> convenient to express, but keeping the language compact is more
> Compactness can be taken too far.
Yes, but in this particular case it isn't.
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