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Date:      Tue, 7 Feb 2012 07:02:18 -0500
From:      Rod Person <>
To: (Randal L. Schwartz)
Subject:   Re: Software Development using Freebsd.
Message-ID:  <20120207070218.00006c93@unknown>
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On Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:36:46 -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
> DDa> Perl? For most data and its proven ability to handle/match
> DDa> string data it is very useful. And using tk it will run on
> DDa> 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'll second the motion for this evidence.


Rod Person

'Silence is a fence around wisdom'

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