Paul Graham on Python hackers

Michael Hudson mwh at
Sat Aug 7 16:21:35 CEST 2004

Zoltan Sekeres <zoltan at> writes:

> On Fri, 06 Aug 2004 22:23:59 -0700, ellisjb wrote:
> > (In all seriousness I think python and java have a lot more in common than
> > python and perl.)
> This a flamebait, right? 

I don't think so.  I've noticed that since I learnt Python, it is now
much more frequently compared to Java than Perl, and this is a change.

> Otherwise I would be interested in the features which make Python
> similar to Java (shudder).

I think it's at least as much social as technical.


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  test.  I was worried they were going to say "you don't have
  enough LSD in your system to do Unix programming".   -- Paul Tomblin

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