Python or Java or maybe PHP?

Peter Hansen peter at
Mon Jan 2 13:02:51 CET 2006

Alex Martelli wrote:
> One great programming principle is "Dont' Repeat Yourself": when you're
> having to express the same thing over and over, there IS something
> wrong.  I believe the "DYR" phrasing is due to the so-called Pragmatic
> Programmers, who are paladins of Ruby, but I also believe it's a
> principle most experienced programmers could accept.

Shall we assume DYR == "Do You Ruby?" ?  <wink>

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