Python and Ruby

John Bokma john at
Wed Feb 3 07:27:37 CET 2010

John Bokma <john at> writes:

> Steven D'Aprano <steven at> writes:
>> On Tue, 02 Feb 2010 23:11:49 -0600, John Bokma wrote:
>>> Jonathan Gardner <jgardner at> writes:
>>>> I can explain, in an hour, every single feature of the Python language
>>>> to an experienced programmer, all the way up to metaclasses,
>>> Either you're a hell of a talker, or I am far, far away from being an
>>> experienced programmer. It's advocacy like this, IMO, that keeps people
>>> away from a language, because you can't feel nothing but a failure after
>>> a statement like this.
>> Surely you're exaggerating? 
> No, because if I was I would've put a smiley there somewhere. I am
> learning Python, for a time to be honest. I can manage in the language
> quite well.

Clarification: for a beginner that is.

> [1] very small programs, and my customer is fully aware of that I am
>     learning a new language but trust me, which is great.

Should've been "but trusts me,".

John Bokma                                                               j3b

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