Python vs PHP (& Java?)

David N. Welton davidw at
Wed Dec 27 07:43:11 EST 2000

"Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at> writes:

> So, _what_ "much functionality" of PHP couldn't be "replaced" by
> Python solutions?

Personally, I use Tcl for this sort of thing, but I think that Python
is pretty good too, for a very important reason:

PHP is used on the web and only on the web.  Python, Tcl, Java, and
company are languages that you can take and reuse elsewhere.

David N. Welton
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