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Re: Re: Perl vs. Python: Looking at the Code

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 04, 2002 at 00:10 UTC ( #156502=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl vs. Python: Looking at the Code
in thread Perl vs. Python: Looking at the Code

Is a language that encourages cute ways to state bad algorithms better or worse?

The syntax is pretty. But in some ways it is nicer that Perl encourages you to think about whether there is a more scalable way to do it. (Use a hash!) And if you want the idiom, it is easy enough to create in Perl.

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