Why should I switch to Python?
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Sat Apr 1 05:59:08 CEST 2000
[Aaron Turner, on Fri, 31 Mar 2000]
:: A friend of mine is trying to convince me we should
:: do a project using ORBit in Python. I've been
:: coding Perl for over 3 years and really like it.
:: (Especially it's syntax and ability to grok my
:: programming style.) Now, I understand the Perl
:: vs. Python war and everyone has their preferred
:: taste in the matter.
:: What I'd like to hear from people is what technical
:: resons I should switch to Python. Are there any
:: features that Python has (perhaps in it's OO
:: offering) that Perl lacks? From what I can tell
:: people tend to prefer Python over Perl mostly
:: for its syntax, which I find very likable.
Plus a Google search on "perl vs python" should give you plenty more to
chew on without reviving that tiresome thread here.
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