Why Python is like C++
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Dec 21 09:22:35 CET 2013
On 21/12/2013 08:09, Gregory Ewing wrote:
> Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> On 20/12/2013 14:19, Roy Smith wrote:
>> I believe that to be a very superficial like. They're unlike in that
>> once C++ people have compiled their code they can head down to the
>> pub, but Python people have to stay at work testing because the
>> compiler hasn't caught all potential errors.
> But it takes so much longer for the C++ people to
> write their program in the first place, that the
> Python people often get to the pub first anyway.
> And even if they don't get to the pub at all, they
> enjoy what they're doing so much that they don't
Having thought about this for all of 2ns I've come to the startling
conclusion that I entirely agree with you. I'm very biased though,
suffering extremely badly from both C++phobia and Javaphobia.
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.
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