UserLinux chooses Python as "interpretive language" of choice

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Dec 21 20:40:09 CET 2003


"John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> wrote in
message news:vu8dii9mh30bf9 at news.supernews.com...
>
> It doesn't matter. As you can see by my reply to
Bengt,
> the crux of the issue is that, in Ruby, the
function call
> syntax is *optional.* There is no way to make it
optional
> in Python, and it is not clear whether it should
be.


Just so you know, your adding as conclusion the
line

> It's a non-starter for Python, though.

did change how I read (and responded to) that (and
other) posts.   Since there is no serious proposal
to change Python, there is no proposal to resist.

Terry J. Reedy






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