Talking to marketing people about Python

Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination
Mon Sep 25 08:55:58 CEST 2006


Roy Smith enlightened us with:
> I'm working on a product which for a long time has had a Perl
> binding for our remote access API.  A while ago, I wrote a Python
> binding on my own, chatted it up a bit internally, and recently had
> a (large) customer enquire about getting access to it.
>
> I asked for permission to distribute the Python binding, and after a
> few weeks of winding its way through the corporate bureaucracy I got
> an email from a product manager who wants to meet with me to
> "understand the market demand for Python API before we commercialize
> it".

1) The customer wants it already.
2) The language is good enough for NASA and Google.

Sybren
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