Python Pop Quiz

Tijs tijs_news at
Sat Jun 2 12:20:09 CEST 2007

 snorble at wrote:

> 1. Do you like Python?


> 2. Do you think Python is good?


> 3. Do you think Python is real good?

No. If it were real good, it would have type inference and (based on that)
compile-time type checking and optimized native-code compilation. 
Of course, type inference is hard to combine with operator overloading and
dynamic classes/objects, but duh, if it were real, real good...

> 4. What is your favorite version of Python?

The one that comes with Debian stable.

> 5. Because of Python, do you think it will be easier to take over the
> world? If so, when? If not, when?

Yes. In 2015.

> 7. How many Z80 assembly language programmers does it take to equal
> one Python guru?

Trick question. A *real* Python guru would be fluent in Z80 assembly as

> Essay: "C++ is better than C", agree or disagree? (four word maximum)

Agree. Readable interface-based callbacks. (Is that 4 or 5 words?)

> Bonus: A rabbi walks into a bar while nursing a baby goat. He is
> closely followed by a priest, and a Perl hacker. Explain.




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