Python or Java or maybe PHP?

Dan Sommers me at
Tue Jan 3 23:16:34 CET 2006

On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 16:25:06 -0500,
Mike Meyer <mwm at> wrote:

> I vaguelly recall hearing that Guido thought about adding macros to
> Python, and rejected the idea because he didn't want users to have to
> deal with compile-time errors at run time. Or something to that
> effect.

That would eliminate eval and exec, too.


Dan Sommers

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