[ENH] CharacterTimes-rsb

Duane Maxwell 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 
> large
> 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.

-- Duane

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