Is Python "venerable"?
gheskett at wdtv.com
Wed Feb 20 05:10:30 CET 2013
On Tuesday 19 February 2013 23:09:11 MRAB did opine:
> 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 going to have to switch to Lua or Scala or (please, no)
> I believe that the cools kids don't use the word "hip" any more.
And even us old (78) farts are calling things Kewl now.
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