Smalltalk and Python

israel raj thomas israelt at optushome.com.au
Wed Dec 13 14:28:14 CET 2000


>: Would it perhaps not be better to use Ruby ?
>
>Not for me, for the following reasons:
>a) I don't know Ruby well enough

Fair enough..

>b) Ruby is "even more" unknown in The Real World(tm) than Python

That is changing rapidly.


>d) I don't see any of the features Ruby has over Python as 'killer'
>   features.

Well, it touts itself as the successor to Smalltalk with a dash of
Eiffel's design by contract and a smidgeon of Clu/Sather.  However, I
agree that they are not "killer " features.



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