Python and Ruby

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


John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> writes:

> Steven D'Aprano <steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> writes:
>
>> On Tue, 02 Feb 2010 23:11:49 -0600, John Bokma wrote:
>>
>>> Jonathan Gardner <jgardner at jonathangardner.net> 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,".

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John Bokma                                                               j3b

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