On Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 04:30:59PM -0700, Andrae Muys wrote:
> aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote in message news:<agkj5s$gka$1 at panix1.panix.com>...> > In article <33803989.0207110328.5ef01f1e at posting.google.com>,> > Miki Tebeka <tebeka at cs.bgu.ac.il> wrote:> > >> > >Although it's in the Humor section I take the Python Zen> > >(http://www.python.org/doc/Humor.html#zen) quite seriously.> > >However I can understand what does “Sparse is better than> > >dense” means.> > > > To rephrase the dictum another way, "Don't try to stick too much code on> > one line."> > Well seeing as we are discussing Python Zen, the one I don't currently> understand is "Flat is better than Nested". I had always thought the
Python has lots of namespaces, but they're relatively flat. Usually,
module->class->function or module->function, but with nested_scopes
sometimes an additional level of function is seen.
That's my take on it ...