Wednesday, July 06, 2005 Reinvent no more forever

"Why is Python 'blessed' with so much reinvention? Because it's often cheaper to rewrite than to reuse. Python code is easy to write, but hard to depend on. You pretty much have to:

1. limit yourself to platforms with a suitable packaging system,
2. bundle all your dependencies into your distribution, or
3. make your users do all the work themselves"

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...