Python training time (was)
Brandon Van Every
vanevery at 3DProgrammer.com
Wed Feb 5 05:20:50 CET 2003
Lee Harr wrote:
>> Useful questions, but they have no inherent rightness. My answer,
>> for certain development environments and problem domains, is
>> "never." There are some kinds of simple, pedal-to-the-metal, yet
>> object oriented problems that Python will never be as good a choice
>> for. 3D graphics is full of problems like that.
> Never is a very long time (even longer than 25 years ;-) The faster
> computers get, the more sense it makes to use a higher level language.
Wake me in 10 years then. At that time, I won't even slightly care about
the efficiency of the problems I'm working on today. It'll be interesting
to see whether C++ and/or Python are still around. C++ definitely will be,
even if it's a fading star. Python, well... today, the entrails look good!
Brandon Van Every Seattle, WA
20% of the world is real.
80% is gobbledygook we make up inside our own heads.
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