Has Mark Hammond attained pariah status yet?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Mar 12 21:49:48 CET 2002
In article <slrna8sind.nfu.akuchlin at ute.mems-exchange.org>,
A.M. Kuchling <akuchlin at mems-exchange.org> wrote:
>There does seem to be an increasing trend to vaporware announcements
>about language unification, though. Witness Parrot, Mono, and
>SmallScript , all of which talk about having support for many
>languages including Python, but none of which have actually tried to
>build that support or work with the Python community to build it.
That seems a tad harsh WRT Parrot. Early on they checked with
python-dev and got little in the way of interest, but they've been
keeping us informed irregularly. They did explicitly ask for help in
making sure that Parot would work with Python, and IIRC someone (Michael
Hudson?) tried doing a bit of work with Parrot/Python as a proof of
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The way to build large Python applications is to componentize and
loosely-couple the hell out of everything.
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