What is Python?

François Granger francois.granger at free.fr
Thu Sep 21 07:49:58 CEST 2000


Grant Griffin <g2 at seebelow.org> wrote:

> In article <39C867B5.DFF9FFD3 at seebelow.org>, Grant says...
> >
> >Peter Hansen wrote:
> >> 
> >...
> >> :), have competition in the form of much less consistent (I'm being
> >> polite) languages (Perl and English) which make a point of having ten
> >> different ways to say any particular thing while still remaining
> >> exceptionally difficult even for fairly experienced "speakers".  (Are
> >> there any native Perl speakers?  Hmm... :)
> 
> ...
> >We native English speakers have grown to love its idiosyncrasies for
> >their charm.  However, when I first learned to read, I was very
> >frustrated with the non-uniformity of its spelling.  (In fact, I had to
> >chuckle a little when I first heard a few years ago that the Germans
> >thought their already-highly-logical spelling needed "reform".)
> 
> Chuckle?
> 
> See: chortle, giggle, guffaw, snigger, snicker, titter, tee-hee, crow, peal,
> laugh.

Funny, these guy don't know french ;-)

It's worse on the "consistentness" side 

-- 
"Le sol n'oublie rien, il transmet."
- Danièle



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