[Baypiggies] Java or Python?

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Wed Oct 14 20:53:58 CEST 2009

Rich Pixley <rich.pixley at palm.com> wrote:

> Personally, I think java's ok for a scripting language.  Much better
> than perl.  But lacks the functional programming aspects of python
> like first class aggregate data structures, iterators, etc.

I recently came across a 16-page if-then-else piece of Java code,
apparently written that way because of Java's lack of support for
hash-table literals...


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