Help With Hiring Python Developers

Andrew Koenig ark at
Mon Dec 6 16:38:04 CET 2004

"Aahz" <aahz at> wrote in message 
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> APL.  I've heard programmers making similar comments (including possibly
> Michael's nameless acquaintance).

Especially programmers who've never used it.

To me, grousing about APL's unusual character set sounds a lot like grousing 
about Python's unusual lexical structure.  Both language aspects seem weird 
at first, but the weirdness rapidly goes away with experience.

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