python vs. perl

Peter Hansen peter at
Thu Feb 12 23:15:22 CET 2004

Patio87 wrote:
>     Hi I was wondering which was better for doing stuff like, GUI programs, and
> gaming, and maybe even network stuff for games? I know python and am learning
> c++, but because of ease of use I want to know which is better, because I might
> want to drop python and go to perl. Unless Im swayed to stay with
> python......AM I missing out on anything by not knowing perl?

Use Google to find what must be dozens of comparisons that have already been
written on this topic.  Try keyword combinations like "python perl comparison"
and you'll get more opinions than you're likely to want to read.


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