What is Python's answer to Perl 6?

Jon Perez jbperez808 at wahoo.com
Mon Nov 1 13:32:32 CET 2004

A.M. Kuchling wrote:

>>Is Python taking a similar step (-> Python 3) some time in the near future?
> The list of features for Python 3000 is described in PEP 3000, 
> appropriately enough:
> http://www.python.org/peps/pep-3000.html
> Most of the suggested changes remove redundancy, such as removing
> now-unneeded built-in functions and language features.

Which I heartily concur with as being what should be one of
the primary goals...

TIMTOWTDI and ad hoc feature development are exactly what
makes Perl source code so unwieldy and inelegant.

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