[Python-Dev] Parrot -- should life imitate satire?

Simon Cozens simon@netthink.co.uk
Thu, 2 Aug 2001 10:06:06 -0700

On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 09:03:33PM +0200, Samuele Pedroni wrote:
> If I'm right, you're designing a object-based VM. I don't how
> typical is OO programming in Perl, but in Python that plays a central role,

In Perl, the OO-ness is central at the *implementation* level,
regardless of how OO the end user's code is. For instance, 
"$a = $b + $c" is essentially calling "a.store(b.get_integer() +
c.get_integer())" deep down, but the end user doesn't have to
know or care about that.