Python grammar..

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 14 12:08:45 CEST 2001


"Delaney, Timothy" <tdelaney at avaya.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.992496201.11915.python-list at python.org...
    ...
> I'm merely holding up VB as an example of what *not* to do with a
language.
> I believe even MS has finally seen the error of this, and VB7 will not be
at
> all backwards compatible ...

Right: it has removed a couple dozens of the worst warts
(try saying these last words three times fast:-), by
making incompatible changes that take it closer to Python
in each case.  (It still has warts enough to keep MS
haters happy, I guess:-).


Alex






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