Is Python "venerable"?
python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed Feb 20 04:09:08 CET 2013
On 2013-02-20 02:45, Roy Smith wrote:
> A quote from Computer World (http://tinyurl.com/bxqjed8):
> "... the Python Software Foundation (PSF) - a non-profit supporting the
> venerable Python programming language ..."
> Venerable? Come on. Fortran is venerable. Cobol is venerable. Old
> farts use things that are venerable. I don't want to be an old fart
> (not that I have much say in the matter).
> I use Python because I want to be one of the cool kids, doing new hip
> stuff. Has the language really progressed to the point where it's being
> called "venerable"? If I want to be one of the cool kids, am I now
I believe that the cools kids don't use the word "hip" any more.
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