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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
The problem I have with python is the data typing. Try this in python:
x = " 10 " # spaces in the declaration y = 5 z = x + y
I know this is a no-no but the point is this is no problem in perl. In python you need to convert the data into int. I think a scripting language should handle this for the programmer. python also has a datatype "None" which is very annoying. It can be very annoying when you get data returned from a subroutine that is data-type "None" and then you need to figure out how to get it back to a string. That's python. Python also seems to take away the Perl feature of "There's more than one way to do it". I like this feature and I think a lot of Perl programmers do too.

In reply to Re^2: Perl VS Python (no VS) by Anonymous Monk
in thread Perl VS Python by supernewbie

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