Does Python really follow its philosophy of "Readability counts"?

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Wed Jan 14 19:34:06 CET 2009


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 1:13 PM, Paul Rubin
<"http://phr.cx"@nospam.invalid>wrote:

> Luis Zarrabeitia <kyrie at uh.cu> writes:
> > > > You'll find successful "monster" projects written in
> > > > languages that are even more permissive than Python (C anyone ?),
> > >
> > > Could you name one written in C?
> >
> > hmm... http://kernel.org
>
> That project may be successful in terms of having a lot of users, but
> much less so in terms of code reliability (see all the CERT bulletins
> about it).  Also, it is much smaller than 10 MLOC, I think.


It just recent passed the 10 million mark.

http://www.heise-online.co.uk/open/Kernel-Log-Higher-and-Further-The-innovations-of-Linux-2-6-28--/features/112299/5

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