What's better about Ruby than Python?

Borcis borcis at users.ch
Mon Aug 18 18:08:53 CEST 2003

Alex Martelli wrote:
> Me, I think immutable strings are
> an excellent idea (and I'm not surprised that Java, independently
> I think, reinvented that idea which was already in Python)

IIRC Applesoft Basic on the Apple II had immutable strings,
way back in the late seventies.

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