[BangPypers] [OT] language fanaticism

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 12:00:33 CEST 2011

On Wed, 2011-07-13 at 15:07 +0530, Noufal Ibrahim wrote:
> > let us look at all points of view. In an ideal world, one chooses
> the
> > best tool for the job at hand. No quarrel. But the world is not
> ideal.
> > Compromises have to be made (or trade-offs). Given a task one has to
> > take into account deadlines, resources/skills available etc etc.
> Maybe
> > for a particular webapp Django is overkill - but do I have the time
> to
> > learn something more suitable (or the ability)?
> It's sometimes an option to simply use an app already available
> (e.g. Wordpress for blogging) rather than to go out and build a custom
> one. If building and deploying (and maintaining) a Django or Flask (or
> rails for that matter) blogging app takes 6 hours whereas setting up a
> wordpress blog takes 5 minutes, what would you chose? 

django - I like to sleep at night. I use apps written in all sorts of
languages, but never have and never will use a php app - unless it is
set up and supported by someone else and is running on a system for
which I am in no way responsible.
Kenneth Gonsalves

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