Pycon disappointment

Michael Wieher michael.wieher at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 01:13:20 CET 2008


well, like, at least he left a free copy of his book on the web, that was
kinda decent.

2008/3/16, lbonafide at yahoo.com <lbonafide at yahoo.com>:
>
> On Mar 16, 2:43 pm, Robert Hicks <sigz... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mar 16, 12:38 pm, lbonaf... at yahoo.com wrote:
> >
> > > On Mar 16, 6:10 am, Bruce Eckel <lists.ec... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > I think a lot of people have been caught up in the idea that we need
> > > > to commercialize Python, and ride some kind of wave of publicity the
> > > > way that Java and C# and Rails seem to have done.
> >
> > > This coming from someone who caught the Java wave and rode it for a
> > > decade.
> >
> > Doesn't that make him better to see the problems with it?
>
> Sure, but he dumped C++ (a truly non-commercial language) like a bad
> habit for the latest silver bullet ten years ago.  Complaints against
> Java's commercial nature now ring a bit hollow.
>
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