Python Language Problems

Xah Talk Show 2019-03-23. Emacs, Emacs Lisp Demo, Language Design, Why Python Sucks, Guido's Problems.

Python Syntax Suck

  1. Why Python Lambda is Broken and Can't be Fixed
  2. The Fate of Lambda in Python 3000 and Scheme v300
  3. Lambda in Python 3000
  4. Python, Lambda, Guido: is Language Design Just Solving Puzzles?
  5. Python Syntax Soup: x in y
  6. Python Syntax Problem: Comment and Backslash
  7. Syntax Design: Python's Indentation vs Nesting

Python Semantic Bad

  1. Why List Comprehension is Bad
  2. Python 3: Map with Side Effect Doesn't Work If Result is Not Used
  3. The Idiocy of Python's Function Parameter Specification
  4. Python Scope Complexity, Shallow Copy, Deep Copy, Circular List, and the Garbage Underneath Computer Languages
  5. Python: dict={} vs dict.clear()
  6. Python: Get Number of Arguments of Function
  7. Python: Copy Nested List, Shallow/Deep Copy
  8. Python: Keyword Argument Default Value Unstable
  9. Python: Append String in Loop
  10. FCK Python: String Methods, Functions, Slashes and Backslashes
  11. Python Bitwise Invert Oddity
  12. From Why Not Ruby to FCK Python, Hello Ruby
  13. Why Learn Lisp When There Are Perl and Python

Python Documentation Suck

Python Documentation Problems

Python 3 Adoption

Python 3 Adoption

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