Why I love python.

Miklós nospam at nowhere.hu
Sat Aug 14 19:34:04 CEST 2004


"Michael Scarlett" <bitshadow at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:ce6aaec0.0408121605.1f85ea25 at posting.google.com...
> There is an amazing article by paul graham about python, and an even
> better discussion about it on slashdot. The reason I point this out,
> is the more I read both articles, the more I realised how we would be
> mutilating the language with that god forsaken @ decorator.
> I don't know about the rest of you, but I learned python and fell in
> love with its syntax and simplicity. Python - just works. So please
> GVR. Don't complicate it. Leave it as is. Work on making it faster,
> not uglier. Work on - in some cases - better algorithms for certain
> modules, not for it to even closely resemble C or perl or god knows
> whateverotherlanguagethereisoutthere. Am i the only one with a
> visceral reaction to this thing???


This was precisely the motive behind my starting the thread "Going the PL1/1
way"
I also worry about Python's healthy simplicity.

Best regards,
   Miklós


>
> paul Graham article: http://www.paulgraham.com/pypar.html
>
> Slashdot discussion:
>
http://developers.slashdot.org/developers/04/08/12/1721239.shtml?tid=156&tid
=218





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