Popularity of Python packages in Debian: High !

Tue 07 February 2006 By Stefane Fermigier

Ara is an advanced search engine
for Debian packages developped in the EDOS project (of which we are also
taking part).

Out of curiosity, I checked today how many Debian packages were implemented
in Python (this is one of the metadata that are searchable using Ara).

The result is: many! Python is a close second behind C, and way ahead other
languages (including some who are supposed to eat Python for

(Warning1: these results depend on metadata that may not have been set up
correctly for every package. Warning2: these number will obviously change
over the time.)

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