Monday, January 25, 2010

Python at google, quotes

In February 2006 Greg Stein spoke about Python at google. I liked this quote: "Greg mentioned that to create took about 100 lines of python code. But since it has so many dependencies, the build system generated a 3 megabyte makefile for it!" That gave me an idea of what a *glue* language means!

On the same blog there is another quote from Guido Van Rossum: "Guido uses print statements for 90% of his debugging and a debugger for the times when his brain stops working or he has to debug some wierd code that someone else wrote. "

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