Re: Some python comments/questions (correction)
Wed, 13 Oct 93 8:18:11 PDT
> > I have to say that I don't think the 'primes' program included in
> > the BLURB document is a good example of Python's clarity and
> > ease-of-use. We need a clear bit of sample code that makes people say
> > "Hey, this is worth downloading" when it appears on comp.sources.
> Hmm, that is indeed a somewhat convoluted bit of code. I think we
> would need several short examples, highlighting different aspects of
> the language: a simple numerical algorithm (printing Fibonacci
> numbers? who can think of a more interesting example?), some I/O and
> system calls, some object-oriented stuff, some windowing (would an
> example using Motif be a better choice than one for STDWIN?).
I think an example using Motif would be a better choice. More people
will look at it and say "I could use that!". Currently a lot of people
are moving to TCL from C because of the Tk package (Motif interface
for those who don't know). If people saw how clean Python is with a
Motif interface, I think some would drop TCL/Tk and go with Python..
Python is a MUCH cleaner language.
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