Re: [dev] Recent vain attempts at suckless Web applications

From: Connor Lane Smith <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:05:18 +0000


On 20 January 2011 11:40, Kai Hendry <> wrote:
> What's the point of it being in Python? It's several times the size of
> bloated bash! We are trying to make things suck less here, not more.

You know the Plan 9 kernel is over two and a half times the size of
Unix v6. Why bother, right?

Perhaps a larger foundation is worth it when it improves the (far
more) code written atop it.

Python isn't perfect, but sufficiently complex Python code sucks far
less than in *sh.

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