dmaxwell at san.rr.com
Tue Jun 22 07:22:10 UTC 2004
On Jun 21, 2004, at 11:30 PM, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> Maybe it's used a lot in Python, but the Smalltalk way to build up
> strings is via Streams.
I've written a *lot* of Python lately - never used this idiom. It's
probably there only because Perl has it, and back when I wrote lot of
Perl I think I used it *once*, for indention in an XML pretty printer.
I agree that Squeak handles this very rare situation just fine.
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