Wanted: Python White Papers

Larry Kasoff larkas at eden.rutgers.edu
Wed Dec 20 16:42:16 EST 2000

Redhat also uses Python. In fact, Python is installed in the base setup
on Redhat Linux.

noahspurrier at my-deja.com wrote:

> Is anyone aware of any white papers to explain the use of Python
> at any big, high-profile companies?
> I'm trying to use a "look-how-these-cool-companies-use-python"
> argument to defend the use of Python for a project. That won't be my
> only argument, of course :-) But currently Python is not winning many
> management converts here based solely on its technical merits.
> Many still say, "What's Python? Never heard of it...". It helps
> a lot when I say "Google uses it!", but it would help more if I
> knew HOW it is used and WHY.
> Actually, the only high-profile company that uses Python that I
> can think of is Google. Is anyone familiar with their architecture?
> How does Python fit into their design?
> Is there anyone out there from Google that can represent Google's use
> of Python? What are Google's plans for the future of Python in their
> architecture? I heard that they might be switching to Java.
> Yours,
> Noah Spurrier
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