Little problem with the "+" operator

Steve Holden sholden at
Tue Mar 6 02:55:59 CET 2001

"Joshua Marshall" <jmarshal at> wrote in message
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> Comparing Python to Perl here doesn't seem very fair.  They're very
> different languages.  In general, I'm surprised by the urgency with
> which people often jump to compare them.

A very fair point, although of course the original enquiry was about an
exception that Perl (nor VBScript, for that matter), would have raised.
Methinks we Pythonistas should not protest too much.


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