Comparison between Python and "Ruby"

Yukihiro Matsumoto matz at
Tue Nov 2 12:49:54 EST 1999

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:

|> I guess he loves reducing variablity, if possible, which is totally
|> against TMTOWTDI.  I don't judge whether it is good or bad.
|you're confusing syntax with semantics.

I don't think so.  I don't believe anyone can reduce semantic
variability.  Thus TMTOWTDI applies to semantics AND syntax.

But it's OK.  I'm not Larry Wall nor Perl freak.

I just felt weird when Pythoneers say about TMTOWTDI or even

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