Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

Iain Barnett iainspeed at
Thu Oct 9 12:12:19 BST 2008

On 9 Oct 2008, at 11:12 am, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> As an anecdotal single data point.. I've been programming Perl as my
> main language since '94 and within 2yrs of exposure to python I'd say
> _purely from an aesthetic point of view_ I prefer reading python. In
> other words despite having 10+yrs to get used to perl, python's
> appearance seems more pleasant to me. I really think it's struck a
> good balance of expressiveness and language-naturalness in terms of
> appearance.
> (FWIW, PHP's seems like a huge mess, visually.)
> P

Personally, I think Haskell has a very pleasant, uncluttered syntax.  
I just wish I could do something practical with it! :)


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