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Greek doesn't look like our texts, but what does that say about grammar or pronunciation? Is Greek harder because it uses other symbols?

Even if Python were easier because of its curlyless syntax, does the dictated whitespace make it any easier? (Can editors find block begins/ends?)

How about all the other features a modern language has. Do your scripts not use regexes? How is a standard object defined? How are errors usually handled (can you do an easy "or die")?

Programming efficiency is a lot more than avoiding line noise. In business life, time really IS money.

How about freely available ready-to-use modules? HTML parsers? XML parsers? Database drivers? Conversion tools? Inline::-alikes?

(Syntactic) Sugar is nice, but you need vitamins to survive.

In reply to Re: Perl vs. Python: Looking at the Code by Juerd
in thread Perl vs. Python: Looking at the Code by mothra

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