Is Python the Esperanto of programming languages?
skip at pobox.com
Wed Mar 19 23:43:08 CET 2003
Andy> I just occurred to me that Python is designed to be elegant from
Andy> the ground-up, and takes many of the 'best' features of many other
Andy> programming languages, but always with elegance in mind, similarly
Andy> to Esperanto...
Andy> Anyone care to classify other languages in this way? C, Pascal,
Andy> Perl, BASIC... ?
What are other (natural) language categories do you propose besides
Esperanto? Are you looking for statements like "Perl is to Python as German
is to Esperanto"?
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