Will GPL Java eat into Python marketshare?

Bill william.peterson at mchsi.com
Wed Nov 15 22:44:54 CET 2006


walterbyrd wrote:
> Some think it will.
>
> Up untill now, Java has never been standard across different versions
> of Linux and Unix. Some think that is one reason that some developers
> have avoided Java in favor of Python. Now that Java has been GPL'd that
> might change.
>
> IMO: it won't make much difference. But I don't really know.

The change might also provide an opportunity for further expansion of
jython, eating into Java "marketshare"




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