Why did Quora choose Python for its development?

Matty Sarro msarro at gmail.com
Wed May 25 23:19:57 CEST 2011

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 3:14 PM, John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:
> Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> writes:
>> Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> On 5/25/2011 8:01 AM, John Bokma wrote:
>>>> to. Like I already stated before: if Python is really so much better
>>>> than Python readability wise, why do I have such a hard time dropping
>>>> Perl and moving on?
>>> [you meant 'than Perl'] You are one of the people whose brain fits
>>> Perl (or vice versa) better than most. So enjoy it. Ignore anyone
>>> who says otherwise.
>> +1
>> If everybody's brain worked the same, we wouldn't have so many
>> different languages to choose from.
> So, this means that in general language readability is not as clear cut
> as some seem to advertise ;-).
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General readability is a farce. If it was true we would only have one
section to the library. Different people enjoy reading, and can
comprehend better in different ways. THat's why some people are super
verbose - hell, just look at this here post! :)

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