Why use Perl when we've got Python?!
John W. Stevens
jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com
Fri Aug 13 23:07:27 EDT 1999
> [courtesy cc of this posting mailed to cited author]
> In comp.lang.perl.misc,
> "John W. Stevens" <jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com> writes:
> :But, once again, not only is this not a valid criticism but in
> :point of fact Python is more correct than Perl for this
> It is wrong from the Larry's principle that things that behave
> differently should have different appearances.
Then why doesn't Perl have two different operations for
assign/reassign, vs. add to an array? A tiny little violation of
Larry's principles, that.
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