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It's interesting to see in this discussion that one of python's more attractive features is seen as a disadvantage 8)

Once again, the debate here about whether the language is 'good' or not seems to have nothing to do with whether it actually is good or otherwise, but simply amounts to 'does it fit my idea of how a language should work'.

If I've learnt anything from over 40 years of software development, it is that (with a few domain specific exceptions) the skill of writing good software - don't mistake me here, I'm not saying that I write good software! - has almost nothing to do with the language you write it in, and everything to do with domain knowledge and the skill of the programmer(s).

Every language has rules; every language has flaws. Being aware of both and using/avoiding them so you produce good code is what it's all about.

The behaviour cited above as being 'problematic' is exactly why I use Python for certain types of project.

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