Is Python a commercial proposition ?

lipska the kat lipska at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 30 15:37:27 CEST 2012


On 30/07/12 14:06, Roy Smith wrote:
> In article<mailman.2717.1343634778.4697.python-list at python.org>,
>   Chris Angelico<rosuav at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> Python's an excellent glue language, but it's also fine for huge
>> applications. Yes, it can't multithread across cores if you use
>> CPython and are CPU-bound. That's actually a pretty specific
>> limitation, and taking out any component of that eliminates the GIL as
>> a serious problem.
>
> These days, I'm working on a fairly large web application (songza.com).
> The business/application logic is written entirely in Python (mostly as
> two django apps).  That's what we spend 80% of our developer time
> writing.
>

snip

"We are very sorry to say that due to licensing constraints we cannot 
allow access to Songza for listeners located outside of the United States."

Arse :-(

Lipska

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