[python-advocacy] How programming language webpages should be designed

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Nov 12 20:13:24 CET 2009

Jason Baker wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Michael Foord
> <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
>> One possibility would be "Try Python". It uses Silverlight to execute Python
>> *in* the browser:
> I really like Try Python a lot.  However, I do know a number of people
> that would quickly give up on Python the minute they see "requires
> silverlight" anywhere.  Rational or irrational, I don't think we want
> to risk losing devs because of that.
Whilst I understand people not wanting to install Python I doubt that an 
online example needing Silverlight will actually cause people to give up 
on *Python* altogether. :-)

All the best,



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