Suffering For Your Art

Werner Schiendl ws-news at gmx.at
Fri Feb 23 13:08:09 CET 2001


Hi,

I think you will not find too many people in this NG complainig about
python's syntax.
You should probably try that one at comp.lang.c or comp.lang.c++
But don't mention "C/C++", or you'll be blamed an idiot ;-)

hth
werner

Ben <bencr at bigpond.com> wrote in message
news:n2rl6.1686$v5.5388 at newsfeeds.bigpond.com...
> # Just A Quick Observation
>
> Is it just me or is there a lot of animosity towards Python as a serious
> programming language ... it seems to be an old school attitude that  if
you
> do not have to struggle and suffer with an idiosyncratic, unintuitive
> programming syntax then it cannot possibly be a powerful language. All
these
> ascetics who would like to see everyone go back to the 'halcyon days' of
> assembly ... IMHO I think Python is a marvellously eloquant and beautiful
> language because it does not get in the road of programming. It pisses me
> off if I have to consult a tome of a help file/manual to find some obscure
> reference to do something that should have been quite simple ...
>
> # Would Anyone Like To Comment?
>
>





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