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Old Man Yells At Cloud

Hmm... scratch the "young" and "Javascripters". Why lump them together 
since I bet it's just a vocal few? Better to have said "people who don't 
want to really learn the new language".

On 09/17/2017 06:03 AM, Leam Hall wrote:
> Different view, I guess. I'm glad all the young Javascripters have that 
> issue. As an old guy trying to re-learn more python it gives me an 
> advantage. I'm usually interested in the best thislanguage-native way to 
> do something. Doing so makes me learn the language faster and tends to 
> generate better code.
> That said, I'll often steal what I've learned before to understand the 
> new. Some helpful folks on IRC asked why I was using getopt instead of 
> argparse. Mostly because I come from a bash background. Looking at 
> Python's argparse would have stumped me if I hadn't already done the 
> same thing with Ruby's argparse.
> I'm still trying to figure out how to convert a string to unicode in 
> Python 2. I've done it in Ruby 1.8.7 so I assume Python 2 can do it and 
> that I'm just a bit slow.
> Leam