beta.python.org content

James Stroud jstroud at ucla.edu
Fri Jan 27 00:26:22 CET 2006


Paddy wrote:
> I find it much better than the current site, thank you!
> 
> Whilst reading, http://beta.python.org/about/ I had some slight
> niggles.
> What do you think about the following changes?
> 
> About Python
> 
> Python is an agile programming language often compared to Tcl, Perl,
> Ruby, Scheme or Java. While it has much in common with them it also has
> unique features that set it apart.
> 
>         * remarkable power with very clear syntax
>         * fully modular, with modules in individual files,
>           or packages: a hierarchical arrangement of modules
>           for larger projects.
>         * intuitive object orientation, but also supports a
>           functional style of programming too.
>         * exception-based error handling
>         * very high level dynamic data types that are easy to use.
>         * interfaces to many system calls and libraries
>         * access to multiple GUI toolkits (X11, Motif, Tk, Mac, MFC,
> wxWidgets)
>         * extensions and modules easily written in C, C++ or Python
>         * embeddable within applications needing a scripting interface
> 
> - Paddy.
> 

Maybe:

"Python is an object oriented programming language designed to increase 
productivity. Though it is often compared to Perl, Tcl, Ruby, Scheme, or 
Java, it has several powerful features that set it apart."

James



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