Why did no one invent Python before?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Fri Jun 4 17:32:54 CEST 2004


On 2004-06-04, Hans Nowak <hans at zephyrfalcon.org> wrote:

>>>All python did was provide a good programming environment.
>> 
>>     That's not all.  There is one thing that I've heard more about Python than
>> any other language.  People, myself included, say it is fun to program in
>> Python.  Fun.  I find programming neat but I would never say that my time
>> programming in Turbo Pascal or Perl was fun.  :)
>
> I would.  Turbo Pascal, that is, not Perl.  Of course, back then I didn't know 
> any better... :-)

I'd have to agree that in it's time Turbo Pascal was completely
revolutionary.  It had the same "batteries included" feel that
Python does.

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