The Industry choice

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 30 19:17:36 CET 2004


Sridhar  R <sridharinfinity at gmail.com> wrote:
   ...
> What makes such companies to choose Java over dynamic, productive
> languages like Python?  Are there any viable, technical reasons for
> that?

Viable AND technical: nah.

Viable (forget the technical): yeah.  Managers' dreams are about
replacing costly, quirky individual human=being programmers with
die-cast, factory-made replaceable parts.  Java sort of promises that
(doesn't _deliver_, but, that's another issue;-).


Alex



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