Python vs. PHP (& Java?)

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Fri Dec 29 00:09:01 CET 2000

"Carel Fellinger" <cfelling at> wrote in message
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> Alex Martelli <aleaxit at> wrote:
> > "Kemp Randy-W18971" <Randy.L.Kemp at> writes:
> >> Can we nip language comparisons in the bud?
> ...
> > (I'll take ""If thought is life//And strength & breath,//And the
> > want//Of thought is death,//Then am I//A happy fly,//If I live//
> > Or if I die." over either, but then, my Blakeian bias is well
> > known).
> been doing to much perl lately? Such a pearl deserves Python treatment:

No perl, but my posts' line counts are high enough as is, without
starting to quote poems as 8 lines when they'll fit into two (besides,
I'd have broken _this_ particular gem into just *four* verses, had
I perchance been the author thereof, rather than a Jacobin sympathizer
of an impecunious engraver, so...).


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