Ode to Python

Josh Coates jcoates at berkeleydata.net
Thu Apr 27 18:24:43 MDT 2006


> You should read ESRs article about his first experience with 
> python,

i think this is it:

http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/3882

python is neat and all, but all those _underscores_and_selfs_ are kind of
ugly..

but yay for easy integration of C via modules!

-josh

> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On 
> Behalf Of Nicholas Leippe
> Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2006 6:14 PM
> To: Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Ode to Python
> 
> On Thursday 27 April 2006 17:56, Sasha Pachev wrote:
> > Hello, everyone:
> >
> > I decided to do a project in Python, as it intuitively felt like it 
> > would be a good fit. This is my first experience with 
> Python, and I am 
> > really enjoying it. Very concise, and up to the point. Not 
> much in the 
> > way of unnecessary annoyance. So far, in spite of my 
> inexperience with 
> > the language, I noticed that I have been making a lot fewer 
> mistakes 
> > than I normally do, and am usually getting things right the first 
> > time, very unusual for me.
> 
> You should read ESRs article about his first experience with 
> python, back when he was rewriting the linux kernel 
> configuration system (which in the end never got used).  A 
> similar experience.
> 
> --
> Respectfully,
> 
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