[Python-3000] Python/C++ question
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Tue Aug 15 04:58:12 CEST 2006
On 8/14/06, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> "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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