Interesting talk on Python vs. Ruby and how he would like Python to have just a bit more syntactic flexibility.

Jonathan Gardner jgardner at
Sat Feb 20 08:53:55 CET 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 11:16 PM, Lie Ryan <lie.1296 at> wrote:
> Now, why don't we start a PEP to make python a fully-functional language
> then?

Because people don't think the same way that programs are written in
functional languages.

Jonathan Gardner
jgardner at

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