Thu, 11 Jul 2002 11:20:25 +0100
On Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 10:51:11AM +0200, Javier Bezos wrote:
> Python can be modified only if you know C, but
> LaTeX can be modified simply if you know LaTeX (and maybe TeX).
This is a truly bizarre comparison.
First of all, the number of people who know C
is an order of magnitude large than those who know TeX/LaTeX .
Secondly, it is in fact easy to fiddle with Python files
without knowing any Python, let alone C.
I'm on a mailman-user list,
and people seem to spend their entire lives doing this.
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