What is different with Python ?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Sat Jun 18 01:11:35 CEST 2005


Andrea Griffini  <agriff at tin.it> wrote:
> Add to the picture the quality of [C++] compile time error messages
> from the primitive template technology and even compile time errors
> often look like riddles;

Yeah, but what they lack in quality, they make up for in quantity.

> if you forget a "const" you don't get "const expected"... you get
> two screens full of insults pointing you in the middle of a system
> header.

Python and C++ complement each other quite nicely.  For example, one
of the first things I did when I was learning C++ was to write a
Python program which parsed and re-formatted C++ compiler error
messages so they were easier to read :-)



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