Is Python your only programming language?

Torsten Marek shlomme at
Wed Aug 13 15:45:41 CEST 2003

Joe Cheng schrieb:
> I'm curious about something... many members who have a Java
> background and learned Python have come to the conclusion that Java and
> Python are highly complimentary languages.  They would never consider
> filling the place Java has in their toolbox with Python, but recognize there
> are many tasks where it really pays to add Python to the mix.
> I want to ask you hard-core c.l.p Pythonistas: Do you use Python for
> everything?  (and I'm counting Python + C extensions as just Python)  Or do
> you keep another language equally close at hand, and if so, what is it?  And
> finally, do you foresee a day when Python can be, for all practical intents
> and purposes, your only programming language?

Execpt one C++ library I have wrapped for use with Python, I tend to 
utilize Python for everything, GUI programming, general scripting, 
database and file management etc. Answering your question, I think 
Python + C is practical (at least for me) in all matters.



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