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Python created its own world: Its own installers, directory structures, identification, bug tracking and reporting... I guess this was deliberate. They wanted to close everything else out of their world, to be in control. Not cooperating with anyone (except to a very limited degree having others be their servants, delivering interfaces to the functions hard to get at in pure Python).

This power strategy succeeded. They managed to create an almost entirely closed ecosystem that was good enough for an increasing number of developers to move into. And the developers found it cosy and warm and all threats from competing ideas were closed out.

I don't mind Python as a language (except that I dislike all interpreted, non-compiled languages in general). But that power strategy goes on my nerves, trying to make things work in a mixed-language environment. Those Python guys refuse to relate to anything but Python at all. Whatever is used in other activities / projects is bluntly rejected, unless there is a Python interface so that they can pretend that the world is all Python...

There is so much about the Python "society" that reminds me of the worst stories about MS strategy, even those with no truth to them. It seems like if you have a non-commercial (hah!) ideology, then those detestable methods are fully acceptable and even loveable!
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