Large-scale Python (was: Language Niches (long))
claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Mon Jul 30 15:21:45 CEST 2001
In article <mailman.996442753.17197.python-list at python.org>,
Paul Prescod <paulp at ActiveState.com> wrote:
>Python are certainly not mature. In particular, many people use Python
>today in radically different ways than they would have five years ago
>(in particular much bigger projects). They make certain demands on
This illustration interests me.
Without contesting any of Paul's larger points, what
are the facts here? I believe:
* Python is good for team-work
and big projects; and
* There is increasing recogni-
tion and use of Python in
What role has "language change" played in this, though?
I don't think Python's syntax or semantics support
modularization and packaging significantly better than
in '96 (Paul, do you have a Jython point in mind?).
Does performance improvement in hardware which makes
raw speed less frequently a constraint constitute a
Cameron Laird <claird at NeoSoft.com>
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