Why learn Python ??

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Jan 13 12:39:52 CET 2004


Jacek Generowicz's alter ego <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch> writes:

> Jacek Generowicz <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch> writes:
> 
> > jjl at pobox.com (John J. Lee) writes:
> > 
> > > Jacek Generowicz <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch> writes:
> > > [...]
> > > > If you want to perform miracles, then learn Lisp. If you
> > > > merely want to write programs that rock, then learn Python.
> > > [...]
> > > 
> > > ...and then somebody argues that macros aren't a programming language
> > > feature, but a harmful means of inventing new languages, and then we
> > > get into that endless macro thread again...
> > 
> > Well they're all Nazis.
> 
> Godwin's Law !

I believe Godwin's Law was meant to be descriptive, not prescriptive.
HAND.

Cheers,
mwh

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