Alternatives to Python ?

Cliff Wells LogiplexSoftware at
Fri Jun 20 18:16:00 CEST 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-20 at 03:09, Peter Hansen wrote:
> achrist at wrote:
> > 
> > This is not to say that everything else is worthless, just that
> > Python aims at a certain niche, and there isn't much else that
> > does exactly the same.  It depends on what you want to do, but
> > when you want to do what Python does, the alternatives feel a
> > little like a tube running down your leg with a bottle in your
> > boot.
> For example, using Perl, which is a lot like what you describe 
> above, minus the tube and the bottle...

Or C, with the tube and bottle replaced with a length of barbed wire and
a car battery, respectively. 

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