python a bust?

Douglas Alan nessus at mit.edu
Tue Nov 18 18:46:23 CET 2003


"A.M. Kuchling" <amk at amk.ca> writes:

> 	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
> him.

I work for astronomers too, and we're slowly but steadily giving up on
Solaris and moving to Linux and OS X.  I also went to a conference on
"Lightweight Languages" a week ago, and 8 out of 10 notebook computers
in the audience were Apples.

|>oug




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