age of Python programmers

Peter Maas peter.maas at
Thu Aug 19 13:50:03 CEST 2004

Aahz schrieb:
> Ville Vainio  <ville at> wrote:
>>I'm also optimistic about retiring with Python, because *everyone* is
>>going to retire with Python in 2044 :-).
> 2038

It took slightly more than a decade to get rid of 16bit machines. I
don't think that anybody will use 32bit in more than 30 years. 64bit
rollover point is in 292,277,026,596. That really ought to be enough
for everybody :)

Mit freundlichen Gruessen,

Peter Maas

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