Comparison between Python and "Ruby"

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Thu Nov 4 09:24:43 CET 1999

Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz at> wrote:
> But TMTOWTDI (in other words: the more, the merrier) is the slogan to
> emphasize maximum variability in ALL AREAS, so that I felt weird to
> see Pythoneers talking TMTOWTDI or even TMTOWTHMTOWTDI in positive
> attitude.  Reducing variablility in ANY AREA contradict against
> TMTOWTDI, I think.

well, I can think of many areas where Perl
doesn't give you maximum variability when
compared to other languages (of all kinds).

(in other words, the TMTOWTDI argument is
nonsense, just as I've always suspected).


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