[python-advocacy] Python usage in big corporations and organisations

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Feb 7 23:02:39 CET 2009


On Sat, Feb 07, 2009, G?nter Walser wrote:
>  
> But in my clients opinion it would be good to have a kind of "don't fear,
> look all these huge and successful companies use Python" list at hand. 
> 
> Which might give support for the people wanting it but having to fight
> opposition from IT-departments.
> 
> Is there anything like this available? I've found some (the one from
> python.org, the wingware one (alsmost same)) but all of them miss the big
> names which might help to impress some. Google is so far the only one big
> and pythonistic I'm aware of.

Did you find this one?  It mentions YouTube (technically now part of
Google but they scaled with Python long before Google bought them) and
ILM:

http://www.python.org/about/quotes/

I found it by Googling for "who uses python?"; similar queries ought to
produce more results.
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