[Python-Dev] Parrot -- should life imitate satire?
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 01:06:33 +0100
On Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 04:41:51PM -0700, Paul Prescod wrote:
> Would it make sense to poll both communities for people interested in
> helping with this effort and maybe making it a standalone project
> (perhaps on SourceForge?)?
Yes. But you'll have to talk to Nick (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) if you want to
play with the current code, since it's his baby.
> In fact, there are many bits of the C library that Python people would
> like to replace or improve but we don't have the resources alone.
*nod*. Perl reimplements far too much of C for my liking. (aton, sprintf,
malloc  and friends.)
I keep telling 'em to use glib.
 ... but then any C program over a given size reimplements malloc ...
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.
- Alan Perlis