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
Tue Feb 23 06:06:32 CET 2010

Steve Howell <showell30 at> writes:
> My gut instinct is that functional programming works well for lots of
> medium sized problems and it is worth learning.

I think it's worth learning because it will make you a better programmer
even if you never use it for anything beyond academic exercises.  It's
just like playing Bach fugues in some of your practice hours will make
you a better musician even if you are professionally a heavy metal rock

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