extreme newbie

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Sat Jun 18 07:09:10 CEST 2005

Harlin Seritt wrote:
> Am I the only one who wonders this: If Python at runtime runs
> very much like Java and has generally about the same speed (or faster),
> then why in the world isn't Java becoming more archaic and being
> steadily replaced by Python? I ask this not as a rhetorical question,
> but --really-- how come developers are still stuck on Java when Python
> seems to be a far better language? 

Compare Sun's marketing budget with the PSF's. Why did IBM mainframes 
once rule the world?

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