[OT] fortran lib which provide python like data type

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Jan 31 18:59:24 CET 2015


On 31/01/2015 15:50, Rustom Mody wrote:
> On Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 5:52:58 PM UTC+5:30, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>> Esthetically, I'm most impressed with Scheme. One day it might give
>> Python a run for its money.
>>
>>
>> Marko
>
> Aren't you getting this backwards?
>
> http://www.wisdomandwonder.com/link/2110/why-mit-switched-from-scheme-to-python
>
> Dont get me wrong: Ive had more fun with scheme than any other language.
> [And APL for very different reasons]
> Its just that its 2015 now not 1985...
> People did not 'settle' the question: "How many angels can dance on the head
> of a pin". It just stopped being relevant.
>
> Likewise, which is the 'best' programming language is a question without the
> edge it had when I was a student
>

The answer is beautifully put here 
https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-November/154258.html 
so I have no hesitation in reposting for the umpteenth time.

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence




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