Is Python the Esperanto of programming languages?

Cliff Wells LogiplexSoftware at
Wed Mar 19 23:42:51 CET 2003

On Wed, 2003-03-19 at 14:33, Andy Jewell wrote:
> Just thought I'd throw the cat amongst the pigeons...  I just occurred to me 
> that Python is designed to be elegant from the ground-up, and takes many of 
> the 'best' features of many other programming languages, but always with 
> elegance in mind, similarly to Esperanto, which is designed to be a 'regular' 
> (i.e. elegant) human language, and draws its vocabulary from many different 
> spoken languages.
> Anyone care to classify other languages in this way?  C, Pascal, Perl, 
> BASIC... ?

Visual Basic is like Ebonics?

Cliff Wells, Software Engineer
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