Can Python geoprocessing be used to symbolise / reclassify data?

Discussion created by j256 on Nov 7, 2011
Latest reply on Nov 8, 2011 by j256
A colleague wants to know if Python can be used to resymbolise polygon datasets via the symbology -> quantities route. Eg change a classification from quantiles to jenks, or from 3 classes to 4. Can this type of batch job be done with Python?