(slightly OT): Python and linux - very cool

Mike mike at nospam.com
Fri Aug 2 06:30:56 CEST 2002


"TuxTrax" <TuxTrax at fortress.tuxnet.net> wrote in message
news:slrnakjo24.ocs.TuxTrax at fortress.tuxnet...
> On Thu, 01 Aug 2002 15:21:04 GMT, Mike Wrote in
> Steve Ballmers hair grease:

> > One wonders how your code would look in some other languages. In Perl,
of
> > course, it would be an unreadable mess
>
> I understand Perl was one of the reasons that Guido decided to write
> his own language. True?

There's a brief history of Python written by Guido on the python.org site:

  http://www.python.org/doc/essays/foreword.html

The genesis of Python was ABC, and the first version was developed on a Mac.

-- Mike --





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