Not fully OO ?

Aaron "Castironpi" Brady castironpi at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 00:51:11 CEST 2008


On Sep 26, 11:48 am, "Tim Rowe" <digi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/9/26 Tino Wildenhain <t... at wildenhain.de>:
>
> >> The question I usually ask is "Does this language help me get the job
> >> done?" Python often does. That's all that really matters, isn't it?
>
> > Well then it still depends on the perception of "job done". For example
> > PHP programmers would bet their soul that their language of choice is
> > exactly the right one to "get the job done." :-)
> > You and me would indeed see a different picture on the level of doneness
> > of such jobs ;-)
>
> Well, I did say "Often". Before now I've struggled for ages to write a
> Python program to do a job, then when I've tried C# all the problems

What problems?

> have fallen away and the job

What job?

> was done in an hour or so. But other
> times it has been the other way around; I've done stuff in Python that
> I wouldn't know where to begin with in other languages. One of my
> constant refrains is that *no* tool is ideal for *all* jobs!
>
> --
> Tim Rowe

If you have wxFormBuilder and the win32 library, it's pretty fast.

Python's philosophy is to make common things easy and everything
possible.



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