python is going to die! =(

Jeremy Bowers jerf at jerf.org
Mon Sep 20 02:55:06 CEST 2004


On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 00:28:12 +0000, Kirk Job-Sluder wrote:
> In addition, the argument that such and such a language is going to wither
> away and "die" in the face of the popularity of another language is an old
> troll that's been heard many times before about languages that amazingly
> still find themselves to be the right tool for a specific job. Bourne, awk
> and sed didn't vanish with perl.  C++ didn't vanish in the face of Java
> and Visual Basic.

Which is an elaboration of what I meant by "boring". Been here, heard
this, ain't worth refuting due to fundamental misconceptions.



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