Hacker News new | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

In general, if I have to chose between two languages, one of which was designed specifically for statistics, and one that was more general, I will chose the more general one.

R's value is in the implementation of its libraries but there is no technical reason a really OCD person couldn't implement such high quality of libraries in Python.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact