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

Paul Rubin at nospam.invalid
Mon Feb 22 21:07:30 CET 2010

Jonathan Gardner <jgardner at> writes:
> I won't deny that really smart people enjoy the challenge of
> programming in a functional style, and some even find it easier to
> work with. However, when it comes to readability and maintenance, I
> appreciate the statement-based programming style, simply because it's
> easier for me to understand an debug.

One thing those people are after is programs that work properly the
first time they are run, and thus don't need debugging.  They achieve
that a surprising amount of the time.

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