How do I defect?
Matthew Dixon Cowles
matt at mondoinfo.com
Wed Jun 9 21:46:29 EDT 1999
In article <375EEBE2.3F20390F at lucent.com>, Burton Kent <burton at lucent.com>
> I use Perl because of the nifty regex. But
> I hate Perl because of the data structures.
Python's re module has Perl-like regexes so you should be happy.
> If you ever need any kind of data structure
> in perl, move into a padded cubicle. Check
> into the funny farm. Flop into the loony bin.
> Perl is like LSD. It's cool and pretty and
> will slowly drive you insane.
> So how do I defect from Perl to Python? I
> have the Programming Python book on order.
> What can I read to get started ASAP?
(it's short). Then skim
Then start writing code. Check
if you run into problems. I doubt you'll have any serious trouble getting
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