Python on Google?

Mark Hammond mhammond at
Sat Apr 8 22:04:33 EDT 2000

"Amit Patel" <amitp at Xenon.Stanford.EDU> wrote in message
news:8col53$m3o$1 at nntp.Stanford.EDU...
> Josh Tompkins <josht at> wrote:

> Python has been used at Google since the very beginning, and it
> continues to be used, although some of the more performance critical
> stuff is in C++.  New code _is_ being written in Python (in fact, I
> all my work in Python) and it's being used exclusively to deal with
> some large sets of data.  Email me if you want more details.

It would be very cool if you could knock up a few paras of information
about this that we could put on the Python web site in the relevant
places.  Advocacy from high-profile Python users is always good.


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