[Python-Dev] Re: anonymous blocks

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Apr 20 17:18:11 CEST 2005

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005, flaig at sanctacaris.net wrote:
> As students keep on asking me about the differences between languages
> and the pros and cons, I think I may claim some familiarity with
> other languages too, especially Python's self-declared antithesis,
> Ruby. 

That seems a little odd to me.  To the extent that Python has an
antithesis, it would be either C++ or Perl.  Ruby is antithetical to some
of Python's core ideology because it borrows from Perl, but Ruby is much
more similar to Python than Perl is.
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