Pipes

Roger Hunter rogerh906 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 04:55:41 CEST 2015


I agree that some of Python is simple but the description of subprocess is
certainly not.

I spent much of my working career using Fortran and TrueBasic on mainframes.

I'd like programming to be more like holding a discussion to the computer
in English instead of Sanscrit.

Roger

On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 4:27 PM, Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> wrote:

> On 09Aug2015 10:55, rogerh906 at gmail.com <rogerh906 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> But WOW! Python is described as an easy to learn language. I don't think
>> so!
>>
>
> The language itself is pretty compact and expressive. You also need to
> gain some familarity with the standard library that comes with it. That has
> lots of stuff. "subprocess" is part of the library.
>
> I'm not sure what metric you're using here for "easy to learn".
>
> Cheers,
> Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>
>
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