Is Python your only programming language?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Aug 14 18:34:18 CEST 2003

"Richard Brodie" <R.Brodie at> wrote in message
news:bhg9nc$161k at
> The full text of the [Ariane 5 failure]report is on the web, and
should be required
> reading:

Having just read this, I second the suggestion.  What the report hints
at is that the 'root' cause of the failure was pride leading to
complacency -- a trap most anyone can fall into -- and one which one
language can completely protect against.

Terry J. Reedy

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