Python is a gem, you need to keep pushing it ....
peter at engcorp.com
Sat Jul 5 05:18:40 CEST 2003
> In our company however there is not a thing that could not be
> done with Python. And as I think of our company as a very regular
> IT company ('development keywords'; gui / database / internet /
> client-server / sorter-system (well the last is not too regular
> I guess :-)) this will fit for a lot of IT companies.
> And off course, if someone wants to have a macro for Word
> of Excel, Python won't do but it *will* for almost any regular
> IT job. That's my point.
Ah, thanks for clarifying then. "IT" is a subset of a much
larger area of computing, in which there are likely to be,
I believe, a sizable number of areas for which Python is _not_
the *best* tool.
My own company is not "IT", but what you'd probably call
industrial control. Python has a great many very effective
uses in that area, but there are things it is not "best" at,
apart from hardware drivers. One, for example, is hard real-time
work... it's not very good at all there. :-)
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