What is Python's answer to Perl 6?

Carl Banks imbosol at aerojockey.com
Sun Oct 31 13:49:02 CET 2004


Reinhold Birkenfeld <reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net> wrote in message news:<2uh4j7F2a86uqU1 at uni-berlin.de>...
> Hello,
> 
> another Perl/Python question: the subject says it all.
> 
> Perl is going to change dramatically to become a more powerful and
> easier to (read|write) language.
> 
> Is Python taking a similar step (-> Python 3) some time in the near future?

When Perl 6 arrives, Python's answer to it will be so profound and so
amazing that it will utterly meet and defeat the challenge; it will
put all pitiful hopes of Perl 6 to rest; it will expose Perl for the
fraud that it is.

What will this answer be?

To do nothing.


-- 
CARL BANKS



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