Thanks for the valuable input of all of you
, didn't have the time to reply in detail yet.
I have to wait to meet the new colleague to assess which kind of programming/python skills be already has.
After all Python is the new Basic, everyone claims he knows it. I don't wanna end up explaining Python to him or giving a class in language design...;)
> "PCRE" are not 100% "PC".
Minor nitpick. PCRE is also the name of an RE engine used by several products including PHP. Python has its own RE engine, trying to be PC
- function signatures
- Most (all?) variables are references
- strings are immutable
- regex are first class objects in Perl
- list flattening/interpolation in Perl
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