Python syntax in Lisp and Scheme
ktilton at nyc.rr.com
Thu Oct 9 01:51:51 CEST 2003
Edi Weitz wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Oct 2003 23:05:28 GMT, Dave Benjamin <dave at 3dex.com> wrote:
>>Python Myth: Python's only problem is the whitespace thing.
>>Reality: Python's only problem is that it is not Common Lisp.
>>How about that?
> A good one... :)
I think Python's problem is its success. Whenever something is
succesful, the first thing people want is more features. Hell, that is
how you know it is a success. The BDFL still talks about simplicity, but
that is history. GvR, IMHO, should chased wish-listers away with "use
Lisp" and kept his gem small and simple.
What?! You are a newbie and you haven't answered my:
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