girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 15:24:02 UTC 2008
On 08:29:19 Feb 19, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
> You bet, Perl is terrific. But, Perl is also harder to maintain and
> less readable in the long run (IMHO and many others' too). Language
> wars are silly, of course, one uses the right tools for the right
> job. But as I said, having programmed fairly widely over the years,
> I find Python the single most productive language I've ever used.
> I never ceased to be amazed at how quickly I get to a correct and
> finished program. I am further amazed when I pick it up a year later
> and it still is crystal clear and understandable.
Couldn't resist saying that I plan to take a stab at lua. It seems to be
a wonderfully agile and powerful language - the new kid off the block.
However I do not have any experience with it to say anything further.
Hopefully that will change one day soon.
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