[python-advocacy] Obstacles to the adoption of Python

Cameron Laird Cameron at phaseit.net
Sun Mar 23 15:27:06 CET 2008

On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 10:48:14PM -0400, Rex Eastbourne wrote:
> -Lack of a popular, mature add-on repository (I know there is PyPI, but it
> doesn't seem to be as mature as CPAN)
> -Documentation (I have no big problem with it, but many people feel the
> online Python documentation is not up to par with what other languages have,
> like perldoc)
PyPI and Python documentation are certainly different
from CPAN and perldoc.  Moreover, there certainly are 
people who prefer the latter pair.  I'm unable to con-
clude, though, that CPAN and perldoc are, in the year
2008, *superior*.

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