[Lustre-devel] Language choice for Lustre tests

Kilian Cavalotti kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 13:05:35 PDT 2012


On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 8:36 PM, Nathan Rutman
<nathan_rutman at xyratex.com> wrote:
> Given the requirements and language options below, the reasonable choices
> rapidly diminish to a showdown between perl and python.  I think we're
> leaning at this point toward perl, based on it's superior speed and
> inter-version compatibility.

I myself tend towards Python, but that's perfectly knowing this
couldn't be very different from the recurring, almost religious "emacs
vs vim" or "kde vs gnome" flame wars. It's a matter of taste, and it's
almost pointless to try to convince somebody to adopt the other one
once their choice is made.

I would only recommend reading this :

And the obligatory XKCD: http://xkcd.com/353/


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