Python v PHP: fair comparison?

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at
Thu Nov 16 01:28:20 CET 2006

walterbyrd wrote:
> Trying to be as fair as I can be, my research shows that demand for
> developers where PHP is the primary is *far* higher than jobs where
> Python is the primary skills.

Probably because PHP is so bug-prone and man-inefficient that a small
website occupies a programmer's whole time, whereas a single Python (or
Ruby, or Perl, or even Java) programmer could manage several web sites.

(If by "probable" I mean "wishful thinking", that is :)

Carl Banks

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