"As I was preparing my fourth article in the 'Towards a free
matter economy' series (parts 1 and 2 are already published), I
realized I'm continuing to flog the Python language. This is
somewhat inevitable, of course, choice of programming language is a
'religious' issue, so closely tied to personal preference and
experience, that there tends not to be a very 'rational' reason to
choose one over another. Nevertheless, the articles would be an
intractable mess if I didn't reduce the field a bit, and Python is
what I know and use.
"I readily acknowledge that this is a matter of taste, and there
are others out there who are just as fanatically attached to Perl,
Ruby, or even C..."