Assorted Questions regarding the future of Python...

Mark Hammond mhammond at
Tue Nov 2 16:41:37 EST 1999

> From: python-list-admin at
> [mailto:python-list-admin at]On Behalf Of Rob Hodges
> Unless something has changed dramatically since I last used windoze,
> VB is not compiled (in the sense of native machine code) any more
> a frozen python program; rather, VB "executables" have a small
> of native code that launches the vbrunxxx.dll (interpreter) to run
> bytecode that makes up the rest of the file.  Which is more or less

Actually, things have changed.  The latest version of VB has an option
to compile to native machine code.  This feature was created more from
a "check-box marketting" POV than anything else (ie, Delphi did it, so
VB decided it must too!)


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