Why do we call python a scripting language?

Gordon McMillan gmcm at hypernet.com
Mon Aug 30 00:07:01 CEST 1999


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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