Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: Ruby, Python, "Power"

I'd like to thank you for this post.

I've been reading too many inane Python Vs. Ruby monologues lately from fan boys of both camps.

This was a well-written and interesting piece.

Hehe, kind of amusing that while posting this comment, I got a Python error:

/home/blog/src/Wiki/Context/Main.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/sodafired/Webware/WebKit/Application.py", line 436, in dispatchRawRequest [edit]
self.runTransaction(trans)
File "/home/sodafired/Webware/WebKit/Application.py", line 497, in runTransaction [edit]
self.runTransactionViaServlet(servlet, trans)
File "/home/sodafired/Webware/WebKit/Application.py", line 522, in runTransactionViaServlet [edit]
servlet.runTransaction(trans)
File "/home/blog/Plugins/Component/cpage.py", line 108, in runTransaction [edit]
self.respond(trans)

System Message: WARNING/2 (<string>, line 20)

Definition list ends without a blank line; unexpected unindent.

File "WebKit/HTTPServlet.py", line 51, in respond [edit] File "/home/sodafired/Webware/WebKit/HTTPContent.py", line 65, in respondToPost [edit]

System Message: ERROR/3 (<string>, line 22)

Unexpected indentation.
self._respond(transaction)

System Message: WARNING/2 (<string>, line 23)

Block quote ends without a blank line; unexpected unindent.
File "/home/blog/Plugins/Component/cpage.py", line 258, in _respond [edit]
self.handleAction(action)
File "/home/sodafired/Webware/WebKit/HTTPContent.py", line 199, in handleAction [edit]
getattr(self, action)()
File "/home/blog/src/Wiki/Context/Main.py", line 284, in save [edit]
self.page.save()
File "/home/blog/src/Wiki/lib/wikipage.py", line 590, in save [edit]
type=type)
File "/home/blog/src/Wiki/lib/wiki.py", line 301, in notifyChange [edit]
guid='http://%s%s?version=%s' % (

System Message: WARNING/2 (<string>, line 33)

Definition list ends without a blank line; unexpected unindent.

IndexError: list index out of range

Comment on Ruby, Python, "Power"
by Marc

Comments:

I'd like to thank you for this post.

I've been reading too many inane Python Vs. Ruby monologues lately from fan boys of both camps.

This was a well-written and interesting piece.

Hehe, kind of amusing that while posting this comment, I got a Python error.

# Marc

Fun, and good comparsion but OO is OO , u can't have 102% OO. like drawing is drawingu can'thave 102% drawing

# Mic