21.1 "That's the End of the Book, Now Here's the Meaning of Life"
Well, the meaning of Python, anyway. In the introduction to this book
I promised that we'd return to the issue of Python's
roles after seeing how it is used in practice. So in closing, here
are some completely subjective comments on the broader implications
of the language.
As I mentioned in the first chapter, Python's focus is on
integration. I hope that this book has
demonstrated some of the benefits of that focus in action. In this
conclusion, let's now go back to the forest -- to revisit
Python's roles in more concrete terms. In particular,
Python's role as a prototyping tool can profoundly affect the