What is different with Python ?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Sat Jun 18 18:44:45 CEST 2005

D H wrote:
> Peter Hansen wrote:
>> With respect to the author, and an understanding that there is 
>> probably much that didn't go into his self-description (add 
>> "about.htm" to the above URL), it sounds as though he knows primarily, 
>> perhaps solely, C and C++, and has done relatively little serious 
>> development since he seems to have spent most of his time either 
>> teaching or writing (words, not source code).
>> Does he even *know* any real high level languages such as Python?
> So you say he "has done relatively little serious development" and that 
> he may not even know about Python.  I didn't see any evidence from those 
> pages to draw either conclusion.  In fact the 4th paragraph quite 
> contradicts them both.

Clearly this is a matter of opinion.  Now that you've expressed yours, 
did you have a point to make besides that you like to contradict my 
posts?  Maybe you'd like to take the opportunity to mention Boo?


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