Admin/PLATFORMS
changeset 58780 1f8c0da85664
parent 55438 3b95e70c5cb3
child 59114 8281f83d286f
--- a/Admin/PLATFORMS	Fri Oct 24 11:05:19 2014 +0200
+++ b/Admin/PLATFORMS	Fri Oct 24 11:30:39 2014 +0200
@@ -93,10 +93,8 @@
   shell /bin/sh is *not* appropriate, because there are too many
   non-standard implementations of it.
 
-* Perl as largely portable system programming language.  In some
-  situations Python may serve as an alternative, but it usually
-  performs not as well in addressing various delicate details of
-  operating system concepts (processes, signals, sockets etc.).
+* Perl as largely portable system programming language, with its
+  fairly robust support for processes, signals, sockets etc.
 
 * Scala with Java 1.7.  Isabelle/Scala irons out many oddities and
   portability issues of the Java platform.