Python is more OOPy, but its warts(*) make it too much of a putoff for me (IMHO). If you want a more "pure" OO language, I'd look at Ruby. I'm playing with it now (specifically Ruby on Rails) and I'm liking it much more than when I toyed with Python.
Either way you should try and pick up at least one of the two; it never hurts to be at least conversant in another language (more resumé fodder :) and it'll help you improve as a programmer to be familiar with another way of looking at problems.
(*) Things that specifically bugged me were:
- the whole whitespace has semantic meaning depending on how much of it there is thing; yes, with a good editor it's more transparent, but it renders python -e "..." type stuff useless and that's something I use Perl for frequently
- up until the recent 2.x branch namespaces and scoping were horrible; I haven't looked recently but this has improved somewhat (so I've heard)
- trailing commas have different meanings in different contexts (append/don't append newline on print statements, vs list/tuple in assignments)
- lambda doesn't produce a real closure; something like Ruby's blocks is going in sometime, but given the infamous (possibly apocryphal) statement by Guido that he didn't see what anyone would use closures for I don't hold out much hope
I know that some of these have been addressed, but on the whole Python's still . . . *shudder*. Ruby's much more yummy.
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