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Re: gEDA-user: Perl

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 10:54 AM, DJ Delorie <dj@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Shortly after, I needed it, so I learned it.  It'll be the same with
> Python, just like it was with Scheme.  I'm a compiler engineer -
> picking up languages is second nature to me.

Python is really easy to learn.  Dive in: http://diveintopython.org.
With your experience, it will take you a day or less.

> You can implement arrays of hashes, hashes of arrays, arrays of
> arrays, and hashes of hashes.
> This feature, for exmaple, allows us to encode a complete gEDA project
> (sch+pcb+whatever) in a single perl variable!

Can't you do this in any dynamic language?


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