[NOISE] [OFF-TOPIC] [BUT IMPORTANT] Re: Why use Python when we've got Perl?

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Aug 16 18:53:29 CEST 1999


Jerome Kalifa <Jerome.Kalifa at polytechnique.fr> writes:
[schnupp]
> Indeed, the comparison is silly, but for a different reason : Asian
> food, European food... this doesn't mean anything at all! What's in
> common between Japanese, Chinese and Cambodian foods, or between
> German, English, Spanish and Italian foods? Nothing. 

Well, they're all carbon based, genereally.

The funniest part of the perl/Python flame war is how similar
languages are, especially when compared with stuff like lisp, ml or
haskell.

oh-my-god-I'm-about-to-post-to-a-perl-vs.-Python-thread-ly y'rs
Michael




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