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One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....
Jul 18 '05
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I'll be 50 in October.

Larry Bates
Syscon, Inc.

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One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....

Jul 18 '05 #21
Lucas Raab wrote:
One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....

57, used to build my own logic using gas discharge tubes :)

I doubt I'll bother to learn C#
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Robin Becker
Jul 18 '05 #22
45.

The gory details can be found at http://c2.com/cgi/wiki/wiki?PaulMcGuire

-- Paul
Jul 18 '05 #23
Lucas Raab wrote:
One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....

55. What a concept; built in lists, dictionaries, tuples, garbage collection,
OO, automatic typing.....

Jul 18 '05 #24
P
Lucas Raab wrote:
One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....


30

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Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org
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Jul 18 '05 #25
Lucas Raab wrote:
One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....


29, but I don't know if I qualify for 'Python programmer'... I use C++
professionally, and use Python only for small scripts and for some small
simple hobby-projects.

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"Codito ergo sum"
Roel Schroeven
Jul 18 '05 #26
On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 12:20:31 GMT, rumours say that "Lucas Raab"
<py*********@ho tmail.com> might have written:
One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....


I believe the average will be more than 25. Not many kids program these
days. I'm 32 btw.
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TZOTZIOY, I speak England very best,
"Tssss!" --Brad Pitt as Achilles in unprecedented Ancient Greek
Jul 18 '05 #27
On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 08:34:08 -0400, rumours say that Jeremy Jones
<za******@bells outh.net> might have written:
Is this a marketing survey?

age: 31
marital status: married - have 1 wife
parental status: 2 children
canine status: have 1 dog
feline status: 1 cat
employment status: (very) thankfully have a (good) job
automobile status: 2 cars
sanity status: nearly none


You forgot to give us address and credit card details. Thanks in
advance for your reply.
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TZOTZIOY, I speak England very best,
"Tssss!" --Brad Pitt as Achilles in unprecedented Ancient Greek
Jul 18 '05 #28
On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 09:36:09 -0500, rumours say that Skip Montanaro
<sk**@pobox.com > might have written:

Christopher> I'm 19. The only other Python programmer I know personally
Christopher> is 21. Congrats on discovering Python at 14; back then I
Christopher> thought VB was a godsend. ;)
[skip]
Whippersnapper ... At 14 I would have thought a computer was a godsend. ;-)

(I'm 50, btw.)


Perhaps when the timbot was 14, *everything* was godsent (or so the
Bible describes things :)
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TZOTZIOY, I speak England very best,
"Tssss!" --Brad Pitt as Achilles in unprecedented Ancient Greek
Jul 18 '05 #29
On Wednesday 18 August 2004 05:20 am, Lucas Raab wrote:
One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
about....


52 years old, programming for 35, programming Python for about 10.

Dr. Gary Herron
Jul 18 '05 #30

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