[Edu-sig] [BULK] Re: [BULK] Re: Using objects early was Procedural front end for Zelle's graphics.py
pchase at sulross.edu
Thu Feb 8 00:48:37 CET 2007
kirby urner wrote:
> Good thing. I use Python as a way of introducing concepts without
> a lot
> of Java-style overhead. Presumably once they get the ideas
> OOP) we can tackle the monstrous edifices of the official languages.
> -- Peter
> I've heard of agile vs. system languages i.e. Python, Ruby vs. Java, C#.
> But whence this word "official"? That's a type I'm not familiar with.
> Python is the official language of Python Nation, no? -- just as Perl is,
> of the Republic of Perl.
By "official" I mean used in the AP tests. One year everyone is talking
C++, then it fades and everyone is talking Java. I suppose I could say
the hell with them all and become a Lisp puritan.
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