Language change and code breaks
Guido van Rossum
guido at digicool.com
Thu Jul 19 21:33:35 CEST 2001
> I'm still wondering what advantage there is to crippling the
> expressivity of a language for the sake of a small group of
IMO there are two non-truths in this statement.
(1) The expressivity of the language is not crippled.
(2) Potentially, the group of non-programmers is much larger than the
group of programmers (and it's easier to teach programmers an
arbitrary rule than non-programmers).
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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