EP wrote in message ...The old version of the google toolbar showed a special hint when
Is it true that the original Google spider was written in Python?I don't know *what* Google uses Python for, but it uses Python.
hovering over the page rank icon. At least the first spider was
written in python - there is nothing like a urban legend about this
fact. And it seems that python was used enthusiastic by the google
I remember an article about google's spider in a pre 1998 issue of
germans 'CT' or 'IX' magazine, can't remember which one.