[pydotorg-www] FWD: Meta description - interpreted?
techtonik at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 14:52:31 CET 2013
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> > On 12.03.2013 02:52, Aahz wrote:
> >> Any objections?
> > Not sure about that change... after all we call the Python run-time
> > the "interpreter" and having the ability to interpret Python
> > commands at run-time is a major feature in Python - unlike
> > e.g. C which doesn't support this out of the box.
> Neither the Wikipedia page nor our own "About" page mention interpreted
> anymore. And the "interactive" part covers your point. So I've gone
> ahead and made the change.
"interactive" part covers IPython. It is not associated with "bytecode that
gets interpreted as machine instruction". So, how is the Python as a
language different from Java now? Other than dynamic vs typing?
> > Something that we should add to that description is the word
> > "open-source", e.g.
> > "...and is free, open-source and comprehensively ported."
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