REPOST: Re: Python Popularity: Questions and Comments
jdf at pobox.com
Fri Dec 28 06:43:04 CET 2001
"A. Keyton Weissinger" <keyton at weissinger.org> writes:
> If it is as "X" as we all say/know/feel-in-our-hearts that it is, why is
> there so very little real commercial appeal?
> OK. At this point, I will get probably 3-10 messages public or private
> saying that Python does not attempt to answer the same niche.
It has nothing whatsoever to do with the merits. It's entirely about
marketing. It's about pointy-headed Chief Technical Officers who have
heard that Java is a good "enterprise" language, etc.
Jonathan Feinberg jdf at pobox.com New York, NY
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