"Python is a powerful, free, open source, general purpose,
interpreted programming language. Python runs on a wide variety of
platforms including Linux..."
"Python is roughly comparable to Perl or Java, though it has
several significant strengths (and a few disadvantages) over each.
Python makes it very easy to write clean, maintainable, and
powerful programs for a variety of tasks with minimum hassle."
"... an old-time Perl hacker will usually tell you that Perl
really shines in one-person 'quickie' jobs that will never have to
be maintained by another human being. The combination of Perl's
line-noise-like syntax and "There's More Than One Way To Do It"
philosophy often results in an unmaintainable mess of a
"... if you are starting a brand new web application, you
should consider Python and its "There Should Be One Obvious Way To
Do It" philosophy.
"Python has a much cleaner syntax than most languages and object
orientation is built right into the core."
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