Java vs Python

Cameron Laird claird at
Mon May 15 10:27:26 EDT 2000

In article <8fo465$2u5$0 at>, dana_booth  <dana at> wrote:
>Huy Do <huy at> 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,
Larger companies like Intel, Motorola, Microsoft, Compaq, IBM, ...?
See, for example,

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.

Cameron Laird <claird at>

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