after 13 years, i'm really starting to hate Python 😞
@tjb you're *starting* to hate python? I don't know, it always had a weird vibe to me. It's great for some small scripts though.
@garritfra yeah. it took a bit to get used to the indentation, but it became natural after a bit. and it has a large community, and it's readable (imo). but when tools that need to be distributed are written in Python, it's such a pain in the ass.
@PsychoLlama tools written in python are major pain to distribute and manage. it's fine on the server side if you're running a service in a container. it's difficult in many cases to just install a tool and run it without issues. the more common case is: install tool; run tool, hit runtime error because a dependency is missing; either install dependency or create a virtualenv.
there is pex, and of course you can also zip a project and the interpreter can execute that. but it's all a mess.
@tjb that makes sense. I've only ever written Python for server-like environments, but I can imagine the pain.
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