Python too complex ?!?!?!

Paddy paddy3118 at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 17 14:53:57 CET 2007


On Nov 17, 1:46 pm, Brian <not_here at no_where.com> wrote:
> Had a unsettling conversation with a CS instructor that
> teaches at local high schools and the community
> college. This person is a long-term Linux/C/Python
> programmer, but he claims that the install, config, and
> library models for C# have proved to be less
> problematic than Python. So both his courses (intro,
> data structs, algorithms) are taught in C#.
>
> I am a low-end (3-year) journeyman Pythonista, and I
> was attracted to the language because of its
> simplicity. And I have come to enjoy the richness of
> available libraries.
>
> Many of the good people of this NG may be 'too close'
> to answer, but has Python, as a general devel platform,
> lost its simplicity ? Is library install too complex
> and unreliable ? Will my dog go to heaven ?

It would be nice to have more info on his specific problems. Me, I
find both Activestates and the official Python wiundows installers
just work.

- Paddy.



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