Can a low-level programmer learn OOP?

Aahz aahz at
Tue Jul 17 16:22:49 CEST 2007

In article <7cqo93pona4qoc4s94hh9rjrjalniilqts at>,
Wolfgang Strobl  <news2 at> wrote:
>SNOBOLs powerfull patterns still shine, compared to Pythons clumsy
>regular expressions. 

Keep in mind that Python regular expressions are modeled on the
grep/sed/awk/Perl model so as to be familiar to any sysadmin -- but
there's a reason why Python makes it a *library* unlike Perl.  So adding
SNOBOL patterns to another library would be a wonderful gift to the
Python community...
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

I support the RKAB

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