Java vs Python

Cameron Laird claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Mon May 15 16:27:26 CEST 2000


In article <8fo465$2u5$0 at 216.39.141.21>, dana_booth  <dana at oz.net> wrote:
>Huy Do <huy at nsw.bigpond.net.au> wrote:
>
>HD: I would just like to know how serious python is taken in the IT industry and
>HD: how it compares to something like Java.
>
>Larger companies probably do not take Python seriously. In the industry,
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Larger companies like Intel, Motorola, Microsoft, Compaq, IBM, ...?
See, for example,
<URL:http://developer.intel.com/technology/efi/toolkit_overview.htm>.

That's a cheap shot on my part.  Mr. Booth is right.  Conservative
(in some sense) MIS departments *are* wont to scorn Python.  It can
be tough getting approval from many of them to use Python for a
project such as that under consideration here.

It's worth it, though--*particularly*, I claim, for Web work.
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Cameron Laird <claird at NeoSoft.com>
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