Steven D'Aprano steve at
Tue Nov 8 04:35:09 CET 2005

Alex Martelli wrote:

> Since Sun's existing StarOffice supports Python, _and_ Google is well
> known as an enthusiastic endorser of Python
> ( etc etc), why would any possible
> cooperation between Sun's Office apps, and Google, cause anybody to
> _worry_ about "the future of ... Python"?!

Taking a leaf from the various publishers and author's 
guilds out there...

Obviously Google is threatening the profitability of 
programmers and their ability to make a honest day's 
living. Why would people hire programmers to create new 
innovative solutions, when they can just use Google to 
search teh Interweb for source code which Google has 
stolen from the rightful owners???



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