What is Python?

Andy Smith ams70 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Sep 19 13:13:00 CEST 2000

Grant Griffin <g2 at seebelow.org> writes:

> But I guess if the mettle of a scripting language is to be judged by its
> one-linerability, I should confess that Python is a dismal failure: if
> you put together its use of indents for blocks, with the fact that none
> but its most elemental functions are built-in...well...it's hardly
> useful at all.  In fact, here's about the only Python one-liner I can
> think of:
> 	print "Hello, World!"

Ah, you obviously haven't seen section 4.15 of the Python FAQ...

Andy Smith                                             ams70 at cam.ac.uk
St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP, UK               (07989) 453208

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