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Subject: Re: Article on the future of Python
From: rusi <rustompm...@gmail.com>
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On Sep 28, 5:54=A0pm, Steven D'Aprano <steve
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2012 05:08:24 -0700, rusi wrote:
> > On Sep 27, 5:11=A0pm, Devin Jeanpierre <jeanpierr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 2:13 AM, Steven D'Aprano
> >> <steve+comp.lang.pyt...@pearwood.info> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:15:00 +0100, Mark Lawrence wrote: And a
> >> > response:
> >> >http://data.geek.nz/python-is-doing-just-fine
> >> Summary of that article:
> >> "Sure, you have all these legitimate concerns, but look, cake!"
> >> -- Devin
> > My summary of the first (worried about python) article: Python is about
> > to miss the Bell's law bus:
> Except that very concept is stupid. Mainframes have not be replaced.
> There are more mainframes around today than fifty years ago.
> Minicomputers too, only we don't call them minicomputers, we call them
> In ten years time, there will be more desktop PCs around than now. Most
> of them will be in the 90% of the world that isn't America. And most of
> them will be laptops. But they'll be used as desktops too. Not everybody
> wants to read email on a device smaller than your hand, clumsily poking
> at a tiny virtual keyboard.
> And anybody who thinks that Python can't run on tablets or smartphones
> hasn't been paying attention.
It would be good to pay attention before calling others to pay