"This flexibility is a common feature in Python ..."

And who needs it? Here's what you cannot do in Python that you can in Perl and Ruby: run Python as an ad hoc filter. So there is that. If you are trying to say Python is better than Perl then you just failed.

perl -pi.bak -e's/foo/bar/g' python.txt
You can't do that in Python! But you can run a .pm file as a script if you are dumb enough to think that's a good thing.

In reply to Re^2: Modules as executable scripts? by Anonymous Monk
in thread Modules as executable scripts? by graff

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