Python versus VB

Y2KYZFR1 jarrodhroberson at
Fri Nov 7 06:09:38 CET 2003

simon at (Simon Foster) wrote in message news:<3fa057e2.14061399 at>...
> I am meeting with a potential client next week to
> discuss starting a new project.  His preference is for
> VB whereas I would prefer Python for obvious reasons ;-)
> Could anybody come up with a short list of the pros and
> cons of the two languages (I am not terribly familiar
> with the strengths/weaknesses of VB).  This will be a
> general-purpose text-processing type application with no
> GUI required.

if there is no gui required then Python is a no brainer. Unless the
support and maintance staff refuse to learn Python.

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