OT: Python v Java (was: A method of generating "flavored" words)
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 6, 2006, 20:34|
--- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:
> On 8/5/06, Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:
> > --- Yahya Abdal-Aziz <yahya@...> wrote:
> > > Got a script, say in Python?
> > I was thinking of writing it in Java since that would run on any platform.
> TCL . . . pretty much any of the higher-level "scripting" languages
> are cross-platform. Java tries to be a system language, what with the
> strong typing and the explicit compile step and stuff, so for it, the
> fact that you can compile once and run anywhere is a selling point.
> But for languages like Python et al, it's just part and parcel of
> their nature.
> Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
I guess I forgot to mention my most important reason for using Java rather than
Python. I know Java but I don't know Python. I could also write it as a server
side php script and put the various flavor databases in MySQL.