Trying to choose between python and java
aleax at mac.com
Mon Jul 16 07:28:08 CEST 2007
James T. Dennis <jadestar at idiom.com> wrote:
> You can start writing all your code now as: print() --- calling
> the statement as if it were a function. Then you're future Python
...except that your output format will thereby become disgusting...:
>>> name = 'Alex'
>>> print 'Hello', name, 'and welcome to my program!'
Hello Alex and welcome to my program!
>>> print('Hello', name, 'and welcome to my program!')
('Hello', 'Alex', 'and welcome to my program!')
In Python 2.*, the parentheses will make a tuple, and so you'll get an
output full of parentheses, quotes and commas. I think it's pretty bad
advice to give a newbie, to make his output as ugly as this.
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