Have any significant projects been done in Python?
Lots of projects use Python, for everything from commercial product development to testing and integration. To get an idea of what people are doing with Python, see this collection of Python success stories:
Consulting the proceedings for past Python conferences will also reveal contributions from many different companies and organizations.
High-profile Python projects include BitTorrent, the Mailman
mailing list manager and the Zope application server. Several
Linux distributions, including
Ubuntu (dead link) and Red Hat, have
written part or all of their installer and system administration
software in Python. The “One Laptop Per Child” project uses Python
for the user interface. Companies that use Python internally
include Google, Yahoo, and Industrial Light & Magic.