Python Advocacy and "hard" data

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Apr 1 02:59:03 CEST 2003


Skip Montanaro wrote:
> 
>     Lulu> ... Lutz Prechelt's study:
> 
>     Lulu>     http://www.ipd.uka.de/~prechelt/Biblio/jccpprt_computer2000.pdf
> 
> Interesting, especially the last statement of the abstract:
> 
>     In general, the differences between languages tend to be smaller than
>     the typical differences due to different programmers within the same
>     language.

Sort of just backs up Brooks' conclusions all over again, doesn't it...




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