The Industry choice

Christopher Koppler klapotec at chello.at
Fri Dec 31 12:34:33 CET 2004


On Fri, 31 Dec 2004 12:05:47 +0100, Peter Dembinski wrote:

> "Thomas Bartkus" <tom at dtsam.com> writes:
> 
> [...]
> 
>> > What makes such companies to choose Java over dynamic, productive
>> > languages like Python?  Are there any viable, technical reasons
>> > for that?
>>
>> Are there "viable, technical reasons"?  That would be doubtful.
>>
>>     But
>>
>> There is a reason very important to major companies.  When you leave
>> that company, there will be a *long* line of Java programmers
>> waiting to take your place.
> 
> IMO learning Python is a matter of few days for Java programmer.

True, but learning to *think* in Python takes a while longer. That static
straitjacket takes some time to loosen...

-- 
Christopher




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