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Paul Jackson pj at sgi.com
Thu Apr 6 22:40:08 CEST 2000


Ken Seehof wrote:
|> Indeed.  I've noticed that while just about everyone
|> who I've known who has tried python ends up liking
|> it alot, there aren't many fanatics. ...
|> 
|> Perhaps this is partly because python borrows all
|> the best stuff from many other languages rather than
|> being built around some wild, revolutionary idea.

I think it's because Python is too easy.  Fanaticism
is founded on fear of failure - the extra energy
required in the struggle to master (or even get by
with) a tool is sometimes expressed as fanatic devotion.

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