What does Python fix?

Dan Schmidt dfan at harmonixmusic.com
Thu Jan 17 17:52:42 CET 2002


"Mark McEahern" <marklists at mceahern.com> writes:

| Yeah, but in the case of indentation, it only takes a little while
| to go from hating it to not seeing how one could live without it.
| (That was the case with me.  I hated indentation at first and now I
| love it.)
| 
| As for Lisp's parentheses, I've never used Lisp, but when I look at
| examples, I have to control my overwhelming desire to vomit when I
| see that profusion of parentheses.  It seems like a bad nightmare
| brought to life as a programming language--or perhaps it's some
| secret BDSM initiatory rite?

It only takes a little while to go from hating it to not seeing how
one could live without it.

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