Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Sep 2010 14:59 UTC
General Development Python programmers shouldn't get too smug. While many people agree that Python is designed in a way that makes it a highly readable language, there can still be problems with legacy, untested Python code too. Porting legacy Perl to Python can be a daunting task. In this article, learn some of the theory behind dealing with legacy code, including what not to do.
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RE[3]: Why would I want to do it?
by sreque on Wed 15th Sep 2010 16:16 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Why would I want to do it?"
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Yes, because a flat namespace, an overly complex system for importing and exporting of symbols, stapled-on OO, and requiring you to put a non-zero-returning statement at the end of each file makes for an excellent package system.

It's only FUD if you're biased for Perl! For the rest of us, it's the truth.

Edited 2010-09-15 16:29 UTC

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