What is Python?
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".)
> See: chortle, giggle, guffaw, snigger, snicker, titter, tee-hee, crow, peal,
Funny, these guy don't know french ;-)
It's worse on the "consistentness" side
"Le sol n'oublie rien, il transmet."
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