about sort and dictionary

Alex Martelli aleax at mail.comcast.net
Wed Nov 23 04:56:59 CET 2005


<rurpy at yahoo.com> wrote:
   ...
> language, yea, I guess I think it's bad.  A general
> purpose language should strive to support as wide a
> varity of styles as possible.

Definitely NOT Python's core design principle, indeed the reverse of it.

> But this is getting rather off-topic.

Yep.  If you disagree so deeply with Python's foundations, other
language such as Perl, embodying just the "striving" you cherish, should
probably make you much happier.


Alex



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