Python or Java or maybe PHP?

Alex Martelli aleax at
Mon Jan 2 20:19:20 CET 2006

Peter Hansen <peter at> wrote:

> 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>

Heh, I _did_ mean "DRY" of course;-)


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