Python use growing or shrinking

Mongryong Mongryong at sympatico.ca
Fri Jan 24 01:50:47 CET 2003


Yeah, I think the 'popularity' rating has a lot to do with coporate
marketing and coercing.  At my university, Microsoft made a huge
donation...in return, C# and .NET were to be used in the distributed
computing course.

I never even heard of Python until I started my 3rd co-op term.  Before
that it was C/C++ and Java.  So, Python is relatively an 'underground'
or 'alternative' thing...so it's still cool :) 

On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 19:12, Tony Clarke wrote:
> Max M <maxm at mxm.dk> wrote in message news:<_qOX9.42965$Hl6.5134840 at news010.worldonline.dk>...
> > Greg Brunet wrote:
> > 
> > > There's only a general discussion of their methodology, and I'm not
> > > arguing that one should choose a language solely because of it's
> > > popularity or rate of increase/decrease (and what's up with RPG having
> > > the second fastest growth rate!?!).  Still, it's it provides another
> > > viewpoint on 'the language wars'.
> > 
> > 
> > There is no doubt in my mind that Python use is growing! I use it for 
> > more and more tasks.
> > 
> > 
> > ;-)
> Hi
> Python is not a programming language, its a 
> pocket tool
> way of life
> fun machine
> mind expander
> Corporate promotion? Market share? Its not in the same ball park, and
> hurray for that!
> IMHO
> Tony Clarke
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