Python Wins "Favorite Scripting Language" Award

Steve Holden steve at
Thu May 1 21:41:45 CEST 2008

The Linux Journal readers apparently suffer the same ambiguity as the 
rest of us when it comes to defining what the difference between a 
scripting language and a programming language.

They do, however, clearly like Python, which they voted their scripting 
language of 2008. PHP, Bash and Perl came in reasonably close on 
Python's heels, but 28.9% of those voting voted for Python.

See all the awards at

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