Method Underscores? (and a 'solution')

Jeremy Bowers jerf at jerf.org
Fri Oct 22 02:09:34 CEST 2004


On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 00:25:28 +0200, Alex Martelli wrote:

> Jeremy Bowers <jerf at jerf.org> wrote:
> 
>> But what mystical language exists that uses less punctuation than Python?
> 
> Applescript, maybe.  'tell foo of bar to tweak zippo' where python would
> have bar.foo.tweak(zippo), looks like.  (I'm not enthusiastic about the
> idea, just pointing it out!-).

Point. Maybe Cobol on the same theory? I don't know, I've never used
either.

I guess if you're so stuck on the double-underscore-is-too-much-
punctuation idea, you *deserve* to try to do all your programming in a
combo of COBOL and Applescript :-)

I'm thinking I'll stick with Python.




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