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

Samuele Pedroni pedroni@inf.ethz.ch
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 02:04:49 +0200

> Some of the folks who have done other languages on the JVM have 
> complained about limitations of the Java VM when it comes to supporting
> features of other languages. 
> Supposedly, Microsoft considered some of those critiques when designing
> the C# runtime & VM. 
> If, in fact, they have done a better job of generic VM design, then
> .NET may be worth lookint at. ( Especially as there is now 
> Miguel de Icaza's Mono project. ) 
A question: are there already some data about 
what would be the actual performance of Python.NET vs. CPython ?

> ( Of course, politically, that may be inviting a lot of arguments -- 
> see the slashdot threads about whether Mono is a good idea, or is
> just open source getting suckered by MS! ) 

Samuele Pedroni.