rnd at onego.ru
Thu Jun 28 21:08:52 CEST 2001
On 28 Jun 2001, Andrew Kuchling wrote:
>bernhard at intevation.de (Bernhard Reiter) writes:
>> I agree as a python programmer (which I meant by "python user" btw).
>> There are important additions (e.g. unicode) and the language
>> has to be maintained.
>I've noticed that in online forums, people now rarely beat up on
>Python for the language itself, except for the old reliable
>indentation knee-jerk reaction. Instead people write about how
>convenient CPAN makes it to find modules, or how useful the XML
>modules are, or how EJB lets them write elaborate business systems. I
>don't think improving Python the language will win new converts at
>this point; improving the standard library, development environments,
>or the documentation is more likely to bear fruit.
I think improving Python itself is also improving what you've
Of course, libraries are important and they are being developed. I also
think that changes in Python were caused be need of practice and not some
aestetism of GvR.
Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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