Could Python supplant Java?

netvegetable deathtospam43423 at altavista.com
Mon Aug 19 06:50:02 CEST 2002


"JamesCarroll" <jamesdcarroll at hotmail.com> wrote in
news:3d6077bf_3 at nopics.sjc: 

> 
> "netvegetable" <deathtospam43423 at altavista.com> wrote
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>> These leaves the world defenseless against the Microsoft Borg.
>>
> Ahh.... nothing shows the validity of an arguement like childish
> mudslinging. <<sigh>>
> 
> 

Gosh I never realized you were so sensitive. 

Forgive me darling. 

>> But could Python do the trick? The python interpreter is smaller than
>> the JRE, and it's certainly a nicely structured language, with nearly
>> all the coding features of Java.
> 
> Doesn't matter how "elegant" (or "structured" or "orthogonal") a
> language is.  Unless it has libraries that can be used to give users a
> valuable experience its worthless.
> 
> From a User's perspective, what does Python give us that is new or
> different?
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