[Python-uk] Second U.K. meeting

phil hunt philh@vision25.demon.co.uk
Thu, 7 Oct 1999 21:33:26 +0100 (GMT)

On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Gary Pennington wrote: 
> I'm promoting Python inside Sun as a rapid prototyping development tool
> which is exceptionally well integrated with Java(through JPython). I'm
> making a few converts but progress is very slow, lots of Java and Perl
> language bigots and very few people with a sufficiently open mind to
> consider alternatives.
> Now that's inside Sun ( a relatively open-minded sort of place)!! I
> wonder how people are getting on elsewhere?

I suggested Python to my boss, but he wants to stick with Java as it is a
much better-known language.

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