Will GPL Java eat into Python marketshare?

Michael mogmios at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 19:57:13 CET 2006

>> Short answer: People use Python instead of Java because people (at
>> least intelligent people) tend to avoid pain.
> Intelligent people don't suffer from fanboy sentiments. They just pick a 
> language that works best for them.
I agree with the previous poster and don't think it's just being a fan
boy. Some projects require Java, or at least are easier in Java, such as
creating browser applets, but in the majority of cases I find Python
much easier to work in. The code is more terse and easier to read and
work with.

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