Hi,

In message "Re: Question: immutable strings as design goal?"
    on 03/08/18, Robert Feldt <feldt / ce.chalmers.se> writes:

|This points to an important "philosophical" difference that stands
|out to me when comparing Ruby and Python: Python gives me the feeling of 
|trying to be a "Language for the Masses" (LFM) and tries to put 
|restrictions on what can be done. You need to format your code in a certain 
|way, your strings (but only a minority of other objects) are immutable by 
|default etc. As discussed on ll1-discuss mailing list and
|other places LFM's are in contrast to LFSP's (Language for Smart People /
|experts) that tries to give you as much power as possible.

|To me matz goal seems to be for less of an LFM than Guidos.

Yes.  It's a language for smart wannabe (i.e people trying to be
smart).  I myself is one of them.

							matz.