Is Python Dead? Long Live Python!

Kemp Randy-W18971 Randy.L.Kemp at
Tue Jul 10 09:20:35 EDT 2001

Let's give Java its due respect, and Python its due respect.  J2EE does have a considerable amount of emphasize in the business world, along with creating some open source efforts ( and  But Python should be used more in the business world.  Unfortunately, it is not.

-----Original Message-----
From: James Logajan [mailto:JamesL at Lugoj.Com]
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2001 4:24 PM
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Subject: Re: Is Python Dead? Long Live Python!

James_Althoff at wrote:
> Edward Wilson wrote:
> <snip>
> >Java is WAY too slow for serious development of any kind.
> <snip>
> Might we be over-generalizing just a wee bit, perhaps?  My company is
> generating hundreds of millions of dollars of revenue with products written
> in Java (with major pieces implemented in Jython :-).
> (I suppose *serious development* is relative <wink>).

"A few billion here, a few billion there, and pretty soon you're talking
real money." A few hundred million? A mere pittance! Obviously no one who
wants to make real money develops in Java!

(Do I really need to add a wink or smiley??)

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