What does Python fix?

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.net
Mon Jan 21 21:10:47 CET 2002


On Sat, 19 Jan 2002 01:42:30 GMT, Courageous <jkraska at san.rr.com>
wrote:
<snip>
>Witness the mass defections from C++ to Java, which I firmly
>believe happened at least in part because the representational
>weight of the language outgrew the tolerance of large sections
>of the coding community.
>
<snip>

>C//

Java, as far as I can tell, has peaked and is declining in use. To the
extent that there ever was a "mass defection" from C++ to Java, I
think it was driven more by dot.com madness and marketing dweebs then
by any real virtue inherent in Java.

 Reports of C++'s death is _greatly_ exagerated.

Java - all the hype you can handle -and beans too!

Especially with the advent of unified objects in Python 2.2, Python is
a _far_ better language then Java.

Dave LeBlanc



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