Why did no one invent Python before?

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.com
Thu Jun 3 15:41:23 CEST 2004


In article <HrKdnWxW6ZMvBSPdRVn-hA at powergate.ca>,
Peter Hansen  <peter at engcorp.com> wrote:
>j_mckitrick wrote:
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>> Seriously, why is a language like this only NOW appearing?  
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>I would claim that Rexx, which appeared long before even Python
>was invented, is quite "like this" language we currently love.
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>-Peter

Good catch.  I find Rexx similar also in the passion it
has inspired in some users, particularly in its Amiga
(and, in a more subdued way, OS/2) manifestation(s).
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Cameron Laird <claird at phaseit.net>
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