[triangle-zpug] Last night's meeting recap for new Python User Group Blog

Chris Rossi chris at spacelabstudio.com
Mon Jul 2 15:09:25 UTC 2007

Bradley A. Crittenden wrote:
> On Jun 28, 2007, at 08:55 AM, Frank Wierzbicki wrote:
>> On 6/27/07, David Handy <david at handysoftware.com> wrote:
>>> Python is getting cooler and cooler. It wasn't all that long ago  
>>> that almost
>>> no one I talked with, software developers included, had heard of  
>>> it...
>> I've had the same experience.  I've been the lone Python guy at so
>> many companies -- but now I think Python is really hitting mainstream
>> acceptance.  I think there are a bunch of high visibility success
>> stories that are really getting developer attention lately.  Google's
>> vocal use and support, the use of Python in OLPC and Ubuntu, the fact
>> that UTube is written in Python (take that scalability doubters!).
> You mention Ubuntu, but don't forget that many (most?) other Linux  
> distros make extensive use of Python, most notably Red Hat as an  
> early example.
Gentoo's portage is written in python.


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