Why isn't Python king of the hill?
Sean 'Shaleh' Perry
shaleh at valinux.com
Wed May 23 22:13:07 CEST 2001
On 23-May-2001 Mark H wrote:
> The more I use Python, the more I wonder why it hasn't taken the wind
> out of Java's sails? Now, don't get me wrong, I love Java, but I have
> found I am at least twice as productive in Python than Java, and there
> seems to be very little if anything that you cannot do in Python or a
> Python extension. Is it because Java has a few big companies behind
> it while Python doesn't?
That plus schools teach Java. Plus companies push Java. Plus book companies
have tons of Java books.
Python simply has not reached the mind share.
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