On Apr 25, 2008, at 07:38 , Avdi Grimm wrote:

> Good lord, one of the [smaller] reasons I enjoy coding Ruby over
> Python is avoiding that kind of ugliness.  May I ask *why* you would
> prefer that over real private/protected?

1) makes testing easier / cleaner.

2) there IS no real private/protected. Just try to keep me out if I  
want in.