Why should I switch to Python?
Philip 'Yes, that's my address' Newton
nospam.newton at gmx.li
Sat May 13 10:46:03 CEST 2000
On Thu, 11 May 2000 00:09:07 -0500, James Felix Black
<usenet at inter-slice.com> wrote:
>One marvelous thing
>that python has, though, is reduce, which I find so massively useful
>that I carry it around with me in perl land wherever I go.
Used to be in builtin.pm, which got split up and renamed to
Scalar::Utils and List::Utils. Together with another couple of nice
routines (such as min() and first()). Specifically, reduce() is in
List::Utils. Get Scalar-List-Utils-x.xx.tar.gz from the authors/id/GBARR
directory on CPAN.
>From the README: "This package contains a selection of subroutines that
people have expressed would be nice to have in the perl core, but the
usage would not really be high enough to warrant the use of a keyword,
and the size so small that being individual extensions would be
Philip Newton <nospam.newton at gmx.li>
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.
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