Python Cannot be Killed

Jarek Zgoda jzgoda at
Tue Jun 17 21:08:26 CEST 2003

Terry Reedy <tjreedy at> pisze:

> Python cannot be killed.
> Python cannot be killed.  It cannot be bought out and discontinued.
> If you build into your business, you can keep it forever.  And you can
> join with others to improve it.

More than that - unlike Kerberos, Python can not be taken by any
particular company and become its "flagship", while being screwed.

Software Craftsmen, please, consider this fact when choosing a license
for your product - only GNU GPL guarantees that your code will not be
"taken away" by any company.

Jarek Zgoda
Registered Linux User #-1 JID:zgoda at

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