python a bust?
amk at amk.ca
Sat Nov 15 23:29:14 CET 2003
On Sat, 15 Nov 2003 08:51:51 GMT,
Andrew Dalke <adalke at mindspring.com> wrote:
> At the last bioinformatics open-source software developer meeting
> I went to, everyone was running either Linux or OS X. People
> booted into MS Windows mostly to check comptability.
Similar anecdotal evidence indicates the same is true for astronomers, at
least the astronomers my SO hangs out with. A friend also recently told me
of a family reunion where pretty much everyone had an Apple laptop except
It makes sense -- these are technical people who want to do various
demanding jobs that can use a Unix infrastructure, but don't want to have to
wrestle Linux configuration into submission.
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