Perl Vs Python

Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) me at privacy.net
Thu Feb 27 02:12:24 CET 2003


David wrote:
> PS. I don't know much about Python, but some of the best features of
> perl are associative arrays, and regex.  If python does not have one of
> those two, I would exclusively use perl even if I knew python.

Python has both. The associative arrays are called
dictionaries, and there is a standard module that
provides regexp facilities about equal in power to
Perl's.

So, there's nothing stopping you from trying
Python now! :-)

-- 
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand
http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~greg





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