Language fluency (was Re: BASIC vs Python)

Keith Dart kdart at
Sun Dec 19 18:51:05 CET 2004

Hello, Aahz,

Aahz wrote:
> myself to have "complete and utter" fluency.  In fact, in some ways my
> fluency has degenerated now that I'm focusing on writing code for
> production.

I'm curious about that last statement. Are you saying that if you write, 
full time, code for "production", that fluency will decrease? Or that 
the nifty recent features of Python (generators, etc.) are not useful in 
"production" code?

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