Why use Perl when we've got Python?!

John W. Stevens jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com
Sat Aug 14 05:07:44 CEST 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:
> :What you seem to be complaining about is called "polymorphism"
> :in the OO world.
> 
> Perl is not about shoving an OO agenda down someone's throat.

I note, with surprise, the slant you put on my reply.

If I were to slant back, I would say that Python is not about
shoving some line-noise looking procedural agenda down somebodies
throat.

But, I won't.

Don't like OO?  Fine.  Don't use OO.

But if you do like OO, don't Perl.

John S.





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