python scalability

Tim Mitchell timaranz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 06:32:38 CEST 2008


Hi All,

I work on a desktop application that has been developed using python and 
GTK (see www.leapfrog3d.com).  We have around 150k lines of python code 
(and 200k+ lines of C).  We also have a new project manager with a C# 
background who has deep concerns about the scalability of python as our 
code base continues to grow and we are looking at introducing more 
products.  I am looking for examples of other people like us (who write 
desktop apps in python) with code bases of a similar size who I can 
point to (and even better talk to) to help convince him that python is 
scalable to 300+ lines of code and beyond.  I have looked at the python 
success stories page and haven't come up with anyone quite like us. 
One of my project managers questions is: "Are we the only company in the 
world with this kind and size of project?"
I want to say no, but am having trouble convincing myself, let alone him.

If you are involved in this kind of thing please get in touch with me.

Thanks,
Tim



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