"The Eighth International Python Conference will be held in
Arlington, Va., during the week of January 24, and if you're not
planning to attend, you might want to reconsider. It will be a
great chance to immerse yourself in the culture of scripting, as
well as its technology...."
"Beyond education, however, the mid-January conference has the
potential to be a watershed in Python's social, if not technical,
history. It's a handy peg on which to hang the bagful of Python
news that has come out recently."
"Granted, much of that news is commercial. Since its origins
as a species of educational experiment, Python activity has been
dominated by academic motivations. Pythoneers delight in
constructing metaobjects, modeling arcane physics or human
behaviors, and refining their language toward ideals of purity and
rigor. However, along with the usual density of technical
achievements -- including stackless Python, Python inside Java,
three-dimensional Python, tuning Python for type safety, and more
-- Python displays a number of symptoms of growing business
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