Comments requested: brief summary of Python

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at
Tue Feb 24 08:38:23 CET 2004

I'll send some real comments later (tomorrow or later this week).

I have the sense that your summary of Python, and the handful of other 
languages I checked your descriptions of, are too elementary for an 
experienced programmer to bother reading through.  I got around two 
paragraphs in, then started reading a paragraph per page until I was 
done with the Python version, with the same read-through of C and Perl.

I also notice that your liberal use of semicolons (such as comments in C 
in the last paragraph) are confusing:
   "Comments are denoted by //; everything after that on a line is..."

  - Josiah

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