Python is DOOMED! Again!

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Sat Jan 24 15:40:20 CET 2015

On 24/01/2015 01:15, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at> wrote:
>> But without a thriving community, Python has no value to me.
>> If we add type hinting, then that community will go away, because other
>> languages are better options.
>> Who will win? Julia? Ruby? They are all waiting in line for Python to fail.
>> Then Python will be like Smalltalk.
> The Python community that was already killed by Python 3.0? Funny, it
> seems to be a bit more resilient than the naysayers would have us
> believe.
> ChrisA

That's unfair as there was a distinct fall back position, what with 
Python 2.8 and RickedPython(3).  Is anybody aware of just how far 
advanced these projects are?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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