Python use growing or shrinking

William wilk-spamout at
Fri Jan 24 09:54:15 CET 2003

mertz at (David Mertz) writes:

> Chris Keyes <chrisk at> wrote previously:
> |I'm sure IBM do use Python, their guys write articles about it
> I think you probably mean me, and Uche, and Patrick O'Brien, as "their
> guys."  But developerWorks doesn't really have much to do with what IBM
> as a whole does, just what some freelancers want to write about.
> Actually, that's what makes dW such a wonderful site (much better, IMO,
> than the "similar" efforts by other large computer/software companies).
> IBM provides a general resource for developers, not merely a way to
> market/sell some more IBM products.  But heck... just to pitch in:  IBM
> does, indeed, make a number of quite excellent products. :-)
> I'm not saying IBM *doesn't* use Python.  I just don't know, even though
> I am very happy that they pay me money to write articles about it.

Thanks for the precision. And we can hope now that ibm's developper read
yours articles !

William Dode -

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