Smalltalk and Python

Jay O'Connor joconnor at
Tue Dec 12 19:58:53 CET 2000

> >So I was wondering if any of you Smalltalkers had tried Python and could
> >compare the experience to working with Smalltalk .
> I think of Python as a very advanced scripting language. Much cleaner
> and more regular than Perl, not as powerful as Smalltalk. It is a great
> language and should appeal to many Smalltalkers for smaller tasks.

Complete agreement.  I'm a hardcore Smalltalk developer and use Python a
lot for those small scripting projects and other situations where
Smalltalk is not the right choice

Jay O'Connor
joconnor at

"God himself plays the bass strings first when He tunes the soul"

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