Why Python?

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Thu Sep 5 16:24:00 EDT 2002

    Roy> I wrote:
    >>> If you're learning languages to study computer
    >>> science, lisp is looking a lot better.

    Roy> laotseu  <bdesth at nospam.free.fr> wrote:
    >> I think once you know them both, you know *how* to program, whatever
    >> the language you have to use.

    Roy> I believe we actually both said the same thing, just worded
    Roy> differently :-)

Alas, to even get to a phone screen these days, it appears you need "at
least five years experience" with a buzzword language on your resume.  In
most cases, neither Lisp nor Python qualify.

Skip Montanaro
skip at pobox.com

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