Comparison between Python and "Ruby"

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Nov 2 11:22:23 CET 1999


Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz at netlab.co.jp> wrote:
> 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.

there are MANY ways to solve any given problem
in Python, but when you've decided that you want
to use a certain pattern (be it a loop, an iterator,
an object factory, or any other pydiom) in your
solution, there's usually ONE way to write the
code.

think about it.

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