Python should try to displace Java

Tim Rowe tim at
Thu Aug 21 19:03:37 CEST 2003

On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 17:00:13 GMT, Alex Martelli <aleax at>

>Doug Tolton wrote:


>> I don't know how stating the obvious 'that some languages are better
>> at some tasks than other languages' would be considered a troll.
>With such genericity, it could hardly offend anybody (and it would
>be just as unlikely for the super-generic assertion to prove USEFUL
>to anybody, of course:-).  

Though I have upset a few people hereabouts in the past by suggesting
that the statement could apply to Python :-)

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