[Matrix-SIG] Numerical python on SourceForge?

skaller skaller@maxtal.com.au
Wed, 12 Jan 2000 07:04:42 +1100

Robin Becker wrote:
> the idea of Python having to have a C/Fortran compiler sitting around to
> work is a bit disturbing.

	Why? It is true it is an external tool, invoked by the shell,
which is very sloppy linkage. But then, Python hooks the file
system too, when importing modules. :-)

> Doesn't Fish/Turbot have an idealised machine
> which could be built in C just once? 

	Sure: the idealised machine is you native hardware.

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