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- Subject: Re: Python and Lua
- From: Edgar Toernig <froese@...>
- Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2000 01:51:13 +0200
Nick Trout wrote:
> Steve wrote:
> > How is Python simpler or more powerfull?
> The language design is cleaner and simpler I think.
You must be joking! They threw everything in that looks like OO.
Then this mess of different data types with overloaded operators.
And all those special __ identifiers. Ok, the non-freeform syntax
is a matter of taste but I don't like it. And the last one is the
buggy reference counting...
Really, comparing that monster of Python with the simple, lean and
clean Lua -- your statement must be a joke.
Now I feel better *g*