How your company think about python?

Peter Hansen peter at
Mon Aug 19 03:19:51 CEST 2002

d2002xx wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Aug 2002 10:19:01 -0400
> Oren Tirosh <oren-py-l at> wrote:
> > I work for a small security company. Everyone here knows all about
> > open source and at least heard about Python. I don't think anyone
> > besides me actually thinks of Python as a language for developing
> > real applications.
> Would you detail why they think that python can't develop real
> applications? (I know it's slow but...)

Actually, Python is not "slow".  Sometimes it's not fast enough.

There is a difference, and the less we refer to it as simply "slow"
the less misinformation we'll have to correct.


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