[Slightly-OT] Wasn't Google supposed to be "avid Python-Users" ?

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Wed Feb 6 20:08:34 EST 2002

In article <3c6164f0.50243062 at news.t-online.de>,
Gerson Kurz <gerson.kurz at t-online.de> wrote:
>Well, it sure doesn't look like that in their programming contest:
>Or was the Google-Python relation just an "urban legend"?

No, it's not an urban legend, as a quick perusal of
will attest.  However, they don't AFAIK use Python for their core
high-performance code, and it appears that this contest is slated for
that role.

What does surprise me is that they think Java can do better than Python.
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