perrin at apotheon.com
Tue Feb 19 16:17:00 UTC 2008
On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 09:20:47AM -0500, William Bulley wrote:
> According to Tim Daneliuk <tundra at tundraware.com>:
> > Before you go down this road too far, you should take a look at Python
> > as an implementation language. If what you're doing involves text and
> > string manipulation, Python is loaded with good modules that will make
> > your task a snap. Having coded extensively in many assemblers, C,
> > BASIC, ... I now find myself reaching exclusively for Python when
> > writing applications and utilities unless the task at hand must have
> > the performance of native C. Try it ... you'll be shocked how fast
> > your program comes together.
> Might the same not be said for Perl?
Yes . . . and Ruby. I prefer both over Python, for different reasons,
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