Why learn Python ??

Rainer Deyke rainerd at eldwood.com
Tue Jan 13 23:32:52 CET 2004

Jp Calderone wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 02:28:38PM -0500, Derek wrote:
>> "John J. Lee" wrote:
>> Python and C++ can also be a bigger mess than sum of either part.
>> Take your pick.
>   Look at how many modules in the stdlib are not implemented in
> Python. Look at all the builtin types.  It *can* and *does* work, and
> with very little mess, if you know what you're doing.

They're also not implemented in C++.  They're implemented in C, a very
different language.  And they *are* a mess compared to C code that doesn't
have to interface with Python.

Rainer Deyke - rainerd at eldwood.com - http://eldwood.com

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