: Well, I hardly think that Perl is crap...
: Your opinion of Python as compared to Perl is largely dependent on
: matters of personal taste. As a fan of both languages, I'll try to
: express the relative pros and cons of each.
: [Lots of pros and cons deleted]
Thanks for the comparisons. Your cons for Perl v.4 are exactly the
things I don't like about it, so we agree there! V.5 sounds
interesting, but it doesn't seems as though he's done much to improve
the syntax/readability. I'll have to check out Python; I think I'd put
readability/comprehensibility pretty far up on my list of desirable
traits in a language. I'd be interested in what your suspicions about
relative efficiency are, confirmed or not.
"Good. Line on the left, one cross each..."
(Sorry, just seemed kind of appropriate this weekend.)