Python Newbie

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Sat Feb 23 03:02:28 CET 2013

On Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:47:20 -0500, Mitya Sirenef wrote:

> It's been used for many important projects by a huge number of big
> companies:
> Unlike Java and C#, it's not backed by a marketing effort of a large
> company, so its success is entirely due to its value.


Well said. While Sun (now Oracle) have spent millions marketing Java, and 
Microsoft done the same for C#, Python has got where it is almost 
entirely on merit and word-of-mouth.


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