The Industry choice

Steve Holden steve at
Sat Jan 1 11:46:55 EST 2005

Paul Rubin wrote:

> There's lots of times when I have a cool programming idea, and find
> when I sit down at the computer that I can implement the main points
> of the idea and get a neat demo running rather quickly.  That creates
> a very happy, liberating feeling, plus gives me something to show off
> to friends or co-workers.  But turning it into a finished product with
> no rough edges is an order of magnitude more work.  It seems to me
> that IDLE and a lot of the rest of Python are examples of someone
> having a cool idea and writing a demo, then releasing it with a lot of
> missing components and rough edges, without realizing that it can't
> reasonably be called complete without a lot more work.

^Python^open source^

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