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From: William E. Kempf (wekempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-19 17:59:09

David Abrahams said:
> "Ed Brey" <brey_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Incidentally, no Boost.Python user has reported confusion about
>>> extract, and they tend to be slightly more naive than the average
>>> Boost user.
>> Unfortunately, that data point is of limited use, since Python has a
>> lot of names leaving something to be desired (generally those borrowed
>> from C and Unix). When I was a Python newby, insetad of complaining,
>> I just got used to looking up functions in the docs to be sure I knew
>> what they did.
> Are you kidding? Python users (almost) never read docs!
> {sorry all you other Python users out there; it's just my impression}.

No? I thought this sort of thing was done all the time:

>>> import os
>>> help(os)
>>> help(os.path)

I know I do it a lot.

William E. Kempf

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