Could Python supplant Java?
maxm at mxm.dk
Mon Aug 19 16:22:37 CEST 2002
> 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.
Whether Python will ever replace Java probably has nothing to do with
Pythons technical merrits.
Right now many/most business' use Java as the main language due to the
fact that it is well known, trusted and can get the job done. So it is
sort of a safe bet. And it has a lot of momentum.
Python on the other hand is seen more as a fringe language that "no-one"
It is very hard to change that image in the mind of the busines people
taking the decissions based on non-technical merrits.
regards Max M
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