Is this a true statement?

David C. Ullrich ullrich at math.okstate.edu
Mon Jun 25 16:04:13 CEST 2001


On Sun, 24 Jun 2001 10:42:39 -0700, "Emile van Sebille"
<emile at fenx.com> wrote:

>
>"David C. Ullrich" <ullrich at math.okstate.edu> wrote in message
>news:3b3611b0.10735139 at nntp.sprynet.com...
>> On Sun, 24 Jun 2001 08:28:25 -0700, "Emile van Sebille"
>> <emile at fenx.com> wrote:
>>
>[...]The difference is the distinction of using
>python to create a device driver vs a python program that _is_ a device
>driver.

Precisely. I finally realized this last night, as I explain at
greater length elsewhere.

Believe it or not, the reason that this did not occur to me is
that I did not realize that when we said "write a device driver
in C" we actually meant "write a program that _is_ a device
driver", I assumed we meant "write a program that writes a
device driver". Simple ignorance.


David C. Ullrich
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