Hello Jim,The link Jamal posted for wikipedia gives a better explaination than I could. Also follow the link to programming by contract near the end in "see also" for more details.
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Hi Richard, What does this mean in english? Thanks. Jim James D Homme, , Usability Engineering, Highmark Inc., james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx, 412-544-1810 "It's more important for me to start to do the right thing than it is to wait until I think I can do it just right." "rrdinger" <rrdinger@olypen. com> To Sent by: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx programmingblind- cc bounce@freelists. org Subject Re: Python experiences was Re: Fruit basket program in Boo, Other 10/22/2007 01:10 Script Langs PM Please respond to programmingblind@ freelists.org One more thing in the advantage column: Python, like many other languages, supports assertions. I am a strongadvocate of the "Programming as contract" concept as introduced by BertrandMeyer in the late 1980's in the Eiffel language. Python supports that notion, which can help ensure program correctness. Richard __________ View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind __________ View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind
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