Is Python the Esperanto of programming languages?

Carl Banks imbosol-1048198692 at aerojockey.com
Thu Mar 20 23:36:57 CET 2003


Gerrit Holl wrote:
> Andy Jewell schreef op woensdag 19 maart om 23:34:50 +0000:
>> Hi Pythonistas,
>> 
>> 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.
> 
> Well, I don't think so. All programming languages are artificial, how
> literary they are.


Even if  they're THIS literary?

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CARL BANKS




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