How your company think about python?

d2002xx d2002xx at
Sun Aug 18 18:48:42 CEST 2002

On Sun, 18 Aug 2002 10:19:01 -0400
Oren Tirosh <oren-py-l at> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 07:01:50PM +0800, d2002xx wrote:
> > Would you tell me how your company (or your boss, colleagues)
> > think about python? A possible next-generation mainstream? Or just
> > another script? Or they even never heard it?
> 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...)

> > Also, If your company wants to create a new software, will you
> > recommand them to use python even if your boss/colleagues don't
> > know about it? How you tell them the benefits from python? Why or
> > why not?
> They are very much aware of the productivity benefits of Python and
> know how quickly I create all kinds of tools and scripts with it but
> fail to make the logical conclusion that if it's so good for me it
> might also be good for them. Perhaps they are just reluctant to
> learn anything new.

"Reluctant to learn"?! Hmmmm... Would you tell me how your boss or
team leader think about it (python)?

> 	Oren

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