Python Usage Statistics

Aahz aahz at
Wed Sep 1 00:39:22 CEST 2004

In article <bba535b4.0408310322.248af2b0 at>,
Anand Pillai <anandpillai at> wrote:
>    I have been contracted by an Indian publisher to author an
>introductory text book on Python. As a part of the introductory
>chapter, I thought it would be a good idea to present a number, a
>round-about figure on the approximate *actual* usage of Python out
>there in number of developers and/or installations.

This is extremely difficult; for example, Paint Shop Pro now uses Python
as its macro language.  How PSP users have become Python programmers?  No
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