Is Python the Esperanto of programming languages?

Jack Diederich jack at
Wed Mar 19 23:51:18 CET 2003

On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 10:33:30PM +0000, 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.

-1 Troll.

  I would wager there are more people using python than know Esperanto!

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