Why do we call python a scripting language?

Stephen stephen at webadmins.com
Mon Aug 30 00:10:36 CEST 1999


I agree 100%.

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On Sun, 29 Aug 1999, Gordon McMillan wrote:

> Guy Oliver wrote:
> 
> > ...Many of these people are used to thinking of scripting
> > languages as /bin/sh or batch files on DOS.  And with this mindset,
> > I dont blame them for questioning my wanting to use a 'scripting'
> > language on a project. Education is the only solution that there is,
> > but its a slow process.
> 
> I have a client like that.
> 
> I long ago decided it was easier to get forgiveness than permission.
> 
> don't-ask-don't-tell-ly y'rs
> 
> - Gordon
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