python success story

Tim Parkin tim at
Mon Jan 30 03:58:47 EST 2006

Alex Martelli wrote:
> Max M. Stalnaker <astar at> wrote:
>>I urged a friend from Boeing to use python on a personal project.  He liked it
>>and repeatedly urged a Boeing developer to use it.  Python is on the list of
>>approved languages at Boeing.  The developer wrote a thousand line enterprise
>>level program in Python.  He reports that it would have take ten times the
>>lines of code in another language.
> Great!  Now if this could be contributed as an article for
>, it would be preserved for posterity...!-)
I don't mind writing it up and formattng it, if we can get in touch with
the person at boeing.


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