Python becoming less Lisp-like

Torsten Bronger bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Tue Mar 15 13:44:07 CET 2005


Hallöchen!

Ville Vainio <ville at spammers.com> writes:

>>>>>> "Torsten" == Torsten Bronger <bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de> writes:
>
>     >>> There would be keywords for static and class methods, no
>     >>> distinction between Unicode and non-Unicode
>
>     >> You couldn't do that 15 years ago because there were no Unicode
>     >> that time.
>
>     Torsten> I've never said that Guido was just too stupid at that
>     Torsten> time.  I only said "but you can definitely see that it's
>     Torsten> the oldest one".  In other words, a Ruby six years older
>     Torsten> than the real one would have the same problem.  And who
>     Torsten> knows how C# looks like in 10 years.
>
> http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?PythonVsRuby
>
> seems to suggest that Python has better Unicode support than Ruby.

True.  When you google for it, you read "Japanese hate Unicode".
:-/  Well, then this is an invalid example.

Tschö,
Torsten.

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