Re: The Browser Wars are Dead! Long Live the Browser Wa
Paul Prescod scripsit: > Python does not have continuations. Generators but not continuations. > More like Icon than Scheme. Python generators can be reified, unlike Icon ones. That puts them just a hair away from full continuations. Stackless Python does have full continuations. > Schema does not have objects built-in. You > can emulate them but they aren't built in. Only because the Scheme authors can't get unanimity on an object system. > Python uses a fairly > traditional mix of prefix and postfix syntax. Scheme is strictly > parened-prefix. Obviously the syntax is different; that was the point of my aphorism. > Python has a rich standard for everything from XML to > CGI to regular expressions. Scheme has a numeric tower. Python does not. The numeric tower is a good point. How hard would it be to add it to Python? -- John Cowan jcowan@r... I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin
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