Year of Python

September 5, 2004

From the IM logs:

Joyce: Boy, this is definitely the Year of Python

Joyce: Last year, people said “Python might be OK for prototyping Java”

Joyce: This year, it’s more like “Java is the new COBOL”

Murphy: python has been, if you’ll excuse the pun, creeping up on us for a while.

Murphy: it’s funny, because python has had some killer apps for a while, but they’ve been pretty invisible

Joyce: Like what?

Murphy: things like Mailman

Joyce: Oh, that’s Python?

Murphy: see?

One Response to “Year of Python”


  1. Troutgirl says that this is the year of python, and I have to agree. I’ve been seeing python in the news and blogosphere a lot in recent months. I’m just glad to hear that people are taking the time to…


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