Why use Perl when we've got Python?!
John W. Stevens
jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com
Fri Aug 13 22:53:46 EDT 1999
> In comp.lang.perl.misc,
> "John W. Stevens" <jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com> writes:
> :It comes down to the issue we discussed once before: Python is the
> :better language for [YOUR NEWSREADER SCREWED THIS UP]
> :OO, and I write OO most of the time. I know you disagree. But my
> :students, [YOUR NEWSREADER SCREWED THIS UP]
> :in general, also believe that Python is a better OO scripting language
> :than [YOUR NEWSREADER SCREWED THIS UP]
> What's a "scripting" language, for goodness sake?
A scripting language? Read Ousterhout's paper on the subject.
Admittedly, the classifications are not sharply bounded.
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