PEP 526 - var annotations and the spirit of python

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Mon Jul 2 07:01:13 EDT 2018


On Sun, 01 Jul 2018 20:51:42 -0700, Jim Lee wrote:

> Back before the dot com boom, programmers (generally) knew at least 6,
> 7, 8 languages.

You obviously didn't know (m)any of the hundreds of thousands of COBOL 
programmers.

(A language conspicuous by its absence from your impressively large list 
of languages.)

http://catb.org/jargon/html/C/COBOL.html


Of for that matter, the vast horde of BASIC/VB coders, or even for that 
matter the C coders who *if they were especially adventurous* might have 
had a passing acquaintance with one or two shell scripting languages.




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Steven D'Aprano
"Ever since I learned about confirmation bias, I've been seeing
it everywhere." -- Jon Ronson



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