Why isn't Python king of the hill?

Martin von Loewis loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Thu May 24 17:43:45 CEST 2001

Helen Dawson <helend at accessone.com> writes:

> I think debugger weakness is one problem. PythonWin seems to be
> best of the bunch, and it's a pretty spiffy IDE, but has some serious
> debugging weaknesses.

While this is certainly a problem, it cannot explain the attention
that Java gets over Python. When Java was young, debugging support was
terrible also - yet it got attention from companies developing


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