Why use Python when we've got Perl?

Skip Montanaro skip at mojam.com
Fri Aug 27 04:36:19 CEST 1999


    David> That being said, are there ways to integrate Python and Perl to
    David> do things that neither one can do alone?!

    William> Minotaur is an attempt to do exactly that -- they've got
    William> Python, Perl, Tcl, Ruby, Forth, and several other languages all
    William> glued together and all callable from each other, with good data
    William> interchange.

In a probably less formal way, XML-RPC helps us glue a Perl front end
(apache+mod_perl+Mason) onto Musi-Cal's database which is written in Python.

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