[Tutor] Newbie Question - Python vs Perl

Scott Clausen scottclausen at mac.com
Mon Oct 31 02:29:32 CET 2005

As a newbie to Python I'd like to know if someone can tell me some  
strengths and weaknesses of this language. The reason I'm asking is a  
friend told me I should learn Perl over Python as it's more  
prevalent.  I'm going to be using it on a Mac.

I'd appreciate hearing any views on this topic. My own view is that  
it's always good to learn new things as you then have more tools to  
use in your daily programming.

Thanks in advance.


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