simple perl program in python gives errors
twic at urchin.earth.li
Tue Jan 31 00:15:51 CET 2006
On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2006-01-30, squash at peoriadesignweb.com <squash at peoriadesignweb.com> wrote:
>> i was hoping one didnt have to initialize variables because perl
>> defaults their value to zero. Also I noticed if I initialize a variable
>> as 0 , then I can only do integer math not floating math.
> Python is a strictly typed language. Perl isn't -- Perl does all sorts
> of stuff "automagically" by trying to guess what you wanted". I perfer
> languages that do exactly what I tell them to rather than what the
> language's author thought I might have meant.
Especially when that's Larry Wall ... :)
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