Paul Prescod <paulp / ActiveState.com> writes:

> I suspect that in the end, the syntax issue will be a major dividing
> fault line in the Ruby/Python world. A lot of Python users run to Python
> to get away from Perl's syntax. Guido's just stating the truth in his
> way.

Yes. I wasn't particularly referring to the Parrot crack. But the idea
that a language designer doesn't investigate other languages,
particularly those that are in the same space as his own, struck me as
odd.


Dave