Python dos2unix one liner

John Bokma john at castleamber.com
Sun Feb 28 14:48:40 CET 2010


Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> writes:

> On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 11:27:04 -0600, John Bokma wrote:
>
>> When do people learn that a
>> language is just a tool to do a job?
>
> When do people learn that there are different sorts of tools? A 
> professional wouldn't use a screwdriver when they need a hammer.

[...]

> Languages are not just nebulous interchangeable "tools", they're tools 

A hammer is just a tool to do a job. Doesn't mean one must or should use
a hammer to paint a wall.

> for a particular job with particular strengths and weaknesses, and 
> depending on what strengths you value and what weaknesses you dislike, 
> some tools simply are better than other tools for certain tasks.

In short, we agree.

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John Bokma                                                               j3b

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