New to Python: Features

Sam Holden sholden at
Tue Oct 5 10:57:03 CEST 2004

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 09:43:27 +0200, Alex Martelli <aleaxit at> wrote:
> Richard Blackwood <richardblackwood at> wrote:


>> Because Python is...well...more Pythonic.  I much prefer it (esp. 
>> whitespace).
> I suspect that with the same tricks used in 'lingua latina perligata'
> you could make Perl use whitespace like Python, while keeping deeper
> semantic aspects, such as the ability to add integers and strings, which
> you appear to keenly desire.

In fact the same author did so many moons ago:


It's nothing like what python actually uses syntax wise, but it's the idea
that counts right...

Sam Holden

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