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Date:      Mon, 6 Feb 2012 21:06:49 -0700
From:      Chad Perrin <>
Subject:   Re: Software Development using Freebsd.
Message-ID:  <20120207040649.GA28910@hemlock.hydra>
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On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 07:36:46PM -0800, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> >>>>> "DDa" == Da Rock writes:
> >> Would you do that with Python or something else?
> DDa> Depending on what you really need to solve decides your
> DDa> language. Others have offered advice here, but may I suggest Perl?
> DDa> For most data and its proven ability to handle/match string data it
> DDa> is very useful. And using tk it will run on windows as well.
> At this point, there's absolutely nothing that Python can do that Perl
> can't, and very likely vice versa.
> However, from personal experience, I know that Larry Wall understands
> Object Oriented Programming, and Guido definitely doesn't get it.
> Obviously, other people have worked on both languages, but keep that in
> mind.  I can present my evidence of how Guido doesn't get it in a longer
> post, if prompted.

I'm definitely curious.  If you don't think this is the place for it, I'd
love to see your explanation in private email or by other means.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]

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