[BangPypers] Wall street may embrace Python

Dhananjay Nene dhananjay.nene at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 10:20:34 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
> <abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
> [..]
> >  If you don't think that as a huge business opportunity, I wonder
> >  what kind of Python consultant you are ;-)[..]
> Oh. I do.
> It's just that I recently needed to implement a simple business rule
> engine
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/bangpypers/2009-December/003262.html
> and spent some time thinking about how to map the non-technical users
> more expressive but less accurate English specification into the more
> rigorous but  less flexible programming language specification. This
> has some parallels to that.
> Legal documents are a little more convenient though since they are
> often (in my experience) structured into "declaration" section (Foo is
> Leasor, Bar is Lessee etc.) and then a set of constraints that
> establish relationships between the defined entities.
> Apart from the $$$ angle, I think there's a lot of interesting
> technical stuff going on here as well.
> I am not contesting the above as much as trying to understand where's the
$$$ and whats the interesting technical stuff here ? I haven't seen it yet.


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