[OT] New to Python: Features

Richard Blackwood richardblackwood at cloudthunder.com
Tue Oct 5 17:15:42 CEST 2004


Eugeni Doljenko wrote:

>>> You're kidding, right. Right ? Without brackets ? That's... that's just
>>> not possible is it ?
>>
>> In certain languages it is.  I think Lua lets you do it but more 
>> certainly I know Ruby does.
>
> I'd love language that will let me call functions with square 
> brackets. square brackets are so sweet.
>
> seriously, Ruby is syntactical madness.
>
>
I'm not preaching Ruby or madness.  But Ruby does let you go without the 
parenthesis when calling a function as long as the argument is a string 
I think is the rule.  Ruby isn't quite so pretty as Python I would agree.



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