Opinion on best practice...

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Feb 6 00:00:22 CET 2013


On 2013-02-05, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 02/05/2013 01:39 PM, Neil Cerutti wrote:
>> On 2013-02-05, Walter Hurry <walterhurry at lavabit.com> wrote:
>>>> Sorry, I'm a Linux guy.  I have no clue what that means.
>>>
>>> Hooray for common sense! Python is great, but it's silly to use
>>> Python (unless there is good reason) when a simple shell script
>>> will do the job.
>>
>> Python is an excellent option for writing shell scripts,
>> particularly if your shell is cmd.exe.
>
> I believe having your shell be cmd.exe qualifies as a "good reason"!

Except the OP said he wanted to pick a language for Linux.  If he has
cmd.exe as his shell on Linux, then he's beyond help...

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