A great truth from the Internet:
Perfect is the enemy of done
I like it and I think it is accurate. Call it feature creep, or code bloat or whatever, but I think that phrase is a great way to say it. (shamelessly stolen from a blog comment on this article called Release Late, Release Rarely.)
While googleing for coolest python, I came across some very cool python.
First I saw this 15 line p2p app .
Then I noticed this Infix class which allows one to define veritably any infix operator one wants. I personally prefer lisp, so making up syntax is fairly old hat, but I thought this was an inventive use of operator overloading.