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Free Software Magazine: Praise for Python

Nov 15, 2005, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Terry Hancock)

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"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..."

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