python/WhyPythonOverPerl written at 04:43:04; Add Comment
Why I like Python more than Perl
My attempts to write a general 'why I like Python' entry to answer a recent comment have floundered completely. However, part of the answer is in the reasons why I like Python more than Perl, and I came up with a summary of that back when I started programming in Python (and still had a copy of it, once I could find it).
The three problems I have with Perl that Python deals with are:
(Disclaimer: tastes differ. I don't expect everyone to have my reactions to Perl, and there are certainly appealing aspects of Perl (including CPAN).)
links/NonErrors written at 01:32:09; Add Comment
Link: non-errors in English
Non-Errors is a nice catalog of things that aren't English usage errors, even though a lot of people tend to think that they are. Since I do any number of them I find this reassuring, and it's amusing to see just how old some of these perfectly proper usages turn out to be.
(From Daring Fireball.)
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