[Python-3000] Python/C++ question

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Aug 15 03:53:27 CEST 2006

"Georg Brandl" <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote in message 
news:ebqi1f$80m$2 at sea.gmane.org...
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> Implementation Language
>> ==================
>> Python 3000 will be implemented in C, and the implementation will be
>> derived as an evolution of the Python 2 code base. This reflects my
>> views (which I share with Joel Spolsky) on the dangers of complete
>> rewrites. Since Python 3000 as a language is a relatively mild
>> improvement on Python 2, we can gain a lot by not attempting to
>> reimplement the language from scratch. I am not against parallel
>> from-scratch implementation efforts, but my own efforts will be
>> directed at the language and implementation that I know best.
> I had already added something to PEP 3099, but if you like that approach
> better, I'll add that to PEP 3000.

Please add this.  It clearly says what and why and  will answer questions 
that are sure to come.  I would leave a comment in 3099 also.


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