Python is a gem, you need to keep pushing it ....

Thomas Weholt 2002 at weholt.org
Thu Jul 3 19:17:55 CEST 2003


I've been a hardcore python evangelist for 4-5 years, but in my experience
most developers are conservative when it comes to programming languages.
They tend to stick to what they know and avoid everything else. Especially
coders using compiled languages like Delphi/Pascal. They know some VB or
Perl and laugh when I bring up Python. But don't loose faith.

Thomas

"delphiro" <delphiro at zonnet.nl> wrote in message
news:mailman.1057242668.12614.python-list at python.org...
> Same story here,
>
> My company primarily uses Delphi (Object Pascal) which is actualy a nice
development language / IDE but with linux as a rising star and Kylix as a
nasty and not-so-friendly-and-platform-indepandent Delphi-clone we have
decided to use Python for a number of small projects. As a python addict I
really hope this works out! No offence, but I'd rather be using Emacs and
Python than the Delphi IDE. It is so much more fun and it runs on Linux
*and* Windows (ok and more.. but those are our target OS'es).
>
> We now have a team of 4 Python addicts trying to convince our bosses and
the 30+ Delphi developers. I realy hope this works out :-)
>
> Regards,
> Rob
>
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