Smalltalk and Python

Aaron Jon Reichow reichowa at tcfreenet.org
Wed Dec 13 18:15:50 CET 2000


On 13 Dec 2000, Bjoern Giesler wrote:

> : Would it perhaps not be better to use Ruby ?
> 
> Not for me, for the following reasons:
> a) I don't know Ruby well enough
> b) Ruby is "even more" unknown in The Real World(tm) than Python
> c) I think Ruby code looks ugly (what with @, #, $, no 'return' etc.)
> d) I don't see any of the features Ruby has over Python as 'killer'
>    features.

Proper blocks rather than awkward lambda functions, for starters.

Aaron Reichow                   :: "In essence, Smalltalk is a programming
Twin Ports ACM Vice President   ::  language focused on human beings rather
http://www.d.umn.edu/~reic0024/ ::  than the computer." - Alan Knight






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