How to sell Python to your boss?

Alex Maranda amaranda at
Mon Aug 23 15:48:24 CEST 1999

Cameron Laird wrote:
>                         .
> Sometimes Python is a good answer when one *is* stuck
> with "a pile of legacy code".  That is, Python is quite
> adept at "gluing", or "wrapping".  When you find your-
> self with an intractable application that needs updating,
> one of your first reactions should be, "What would happen
> if I could access some of this functionality through a
> Python interface?"
Aye, but there are legacies and legacies. This of the fun one has when
the aforementioned crap goes into kernel space.

Alex Maranda         mailto: amaranda at spider dot com
Spider Software Ltd. Tel: +44 (0)131 4757036
Edinburgh, UK
STREAMS based communications protocols for embedded systems

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