Confusion about dictionaries - keys use value or identity?
tim at vegeta.ath.cx
Mon Jul 9 00:57:52 CEST 2001
Steve Holden <sholden at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> "Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> wrote in message
> news:mailman.994626808.10039.python-list at python.org...
> > "perl"<"python"-is-true-either-way-though-ly y'rs - tim
> and-we-all-assume-python>perl-anyway-ly y'rs - steve
Speak for yourself. =)
Python != Perl
Comparisons such as "better" or "worse" in an overall context are
pointless and inherently flawed.
>>> 'qbasic' > 'python'
And what's to stop someone from creating a language called Zardoz?
>>> 'perl' < 'zardoz'
>>> 'python' < 'zardoz'
-Tim Hammerquist <timmy at cpan.org>
Trust the computer industry to shorten the term "Year 2000" to Y2K. It
was this kind of thinking that got us in trouble in the first place.
-- Adrian Tyvand
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