Python advocacy

Juergen A. Erhard jae at ilk.de
Tue Mar 7 23:33:52 CET 2000


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>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Prescod <paul at prescod.net> writes:

    Paul> Ran wrote:
    >> No, the project manager chooses the language(s) according to
    >> the needs of the project and the availability of programmers
    >> and other resources.

    Paul> Agreed. But that is not the way it works. Programmers tell
    Paul> the project manager what language they should
    Paul> use. Programmers gravitate towards complexity until they get
    Paul> overwhelmed at which point they revert to simplicitly (like
    Paul> art movements). It has almost nothing to do with which
    Paul> language will get the job done.

You're both wrong.  Neither programmers nor project managers say which
language to use... the development system already in place does.  ;-)

Bye, J

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