Does Python really follow its philosophy of "Readability counts"?

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jan 22 09:54:25 CET 2009

Tim Rowe <digitig at> writes:
> Programs done in Ada are, by objective measures, more reliable than
> those done in C and C++ (the very best released C++ programs are about
> as good as the worst released Ada programs), although I've always
> wondered how much of that is because of language differences and how
> much is because Ada tends to be used on critical projects that also
> tend to get a lot more attention to development standards.

A reliability comparison between C++ and Java might shed light on that.

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