>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Doel <djd15 / po.cwru.edu> writes:

    Dan> I'm not the poster of that opinion, but I imagine he was
    Dan> referring to things like #each and #inject and the Enumerable
    Dan> module. I don't know Python, so I don't know what the
    Dan> analogues to these are, or if it has them at all.  Perhaps
    Dan> whenever he looked at Python, it didn't.

#each is just a for loop (at least the #each usages I've seen
here). Python has always had it, but but it didn't probably have
generators, which provide 'yield' functionality. Well, it has now.

    >> I bet you could use either language, and get exactly the same
    >> productivity.

    Dan> I don't know that one is inherently better than the other at
    Dan> anything, really. It's mostly a matter of taste.  We should
    Dan> probably stop quibbling. :)

Seconded. 

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