large-scale app development in python?

John J. Lee jjl at
Sun Aug 24 01:36:33 CEST 2003

Paul Rubin <> writes:

> "John Roth" <newsgroups at> writes:
> > There are quite a few large programs in Python. Zope comes to mind
> > immediately.
> I think by the standards of "large programs", Zope would be considered
> medium sized.

I've never checked: how many LOC is Zope?

Of course, one has to remember that lower LOC (by a multiple of 5 or
so, according to some experienced C++, Java and Python developers
here) is one of the very reasons that people choose Python in the
first place, so some sort of correction has to be applied, or a more
sophisticated metric used.


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