When will Python go mainstream like Java?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Feb 23 23:26:34 CET 2010

Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> writes:

> Chris Rebert, 23.02.2010 06:45:
> > Indeed. Python is at position 7, just behind C#, in the TIOBE Index:
> > http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/content/paperinfo/tpci/index.html
> That index is clearly flawed. A language like PHP (whatever that is
> supposed to be comparable with) can't possibly be on the rise, can it?

Why not? What do you think the TIOBE measures, and why would PHP not be
rising by that measure?

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