Python use growing or shrinking

shashank tiwari shashank_tiwari at nyc.rr.com
Wed Jan 22 04:46:39 CET 2003


somehow use of python in corporate domains is still limited. Worst still
among the tech managers many havn't heard of python. awareness about python
needs to grow

"holger krekel" <pyth at devel.trillke.net> wrote in message
news:mailman.1043202822.9560.python-list at python.org...
> Greg Brunet wrote:
> > Just as a point of information, I was reading this article about Java
> > and the recent ruling that MS must include it in Windows & .NET
> > (http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2003/01/21/java/print.html). It
> > had a link to this site (http://www.tiobe.com/tpci.htm) which ranks
> > Python as a "B" status language with declining popularity.
> >
> > 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'.
>
> Question is: is it a weapon or a view on language wars?
>
> I know a lot of programmers who are currently getting
> into python.  Python usage certainly isn't decreasing in
> my world.  I certainly don't take random job offers,
> advertisements or randomg google searches as a significant
> indicator especially for free software developments.
>
> But free softare actually *drives* the web and email networks
> which .Net & Java types are constantly *hyping* about.
> For a more serious source regarding my last statement
> look e.g. at:
>
>     http://www.netcraft.com/survey
>
> regards,
>
>     holger
>






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