[Israel.pm] Python talk

Mikhael Goikhman migo at homemail.com
Sun Dec 5 06:28:51 PST 2004

On 05 Dec 2004 14:51:49 +0200, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> I just got in touch with Liraz Siri who writes:
> >I've been programming Perl for about 9 years now, and was a huge
> >fan of Perl and Larry Wall up until maybe 4 years.
> >Then I saw the light.
> >Using Perl nowadays for any script over 100 lines is a crime.
> >Why use Perl when there's Python?
> >I admit I still use Perl occasionally, but I feel guilty afterwards.
> >Programming Perl is a SIN!
> >I'd like to come over and do a presentation about that, if you'll
> >accept an ex-Perl devotee, now a Python zealot.
> Shall we invite Liraz to give a talk on one of the meetings ?
> To YAPC::Israel::2005 ?

I don't feel it is right to invite to talk Python zealots on the Perl

But I would be pretty much glad to hear his talk on our monthly meeting.
Then we could interactively debunk his arguments one by one. :-)


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