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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
> 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
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?
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