Python is DOOMED! Again!

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
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 gmail.com> 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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