Python's "only one way to do it" philosophy isn't good?

Steve Howell showell30 at
Wed Jun 20 03:40:27 CEST 2007

--- Douglas Alan <doug at> wrote:
> For the record, I have a huge problem with
> NIH-syndrome, and think
> that every programming language in the world could
> learn a thing or
> two from what other languages have gotten right.

Which should includes natural languages in my opinion.
 As somebody who has long abandoned Perl, I do think
the following has some elegance:

  die if # ...

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