cpython-java binding (SHOULD Python supplant Java) ?

d2002xx d2002xx at myrealbox.com
Sun Aug 25 05:37:43 CEST 2002


* Paddy <paddy3118 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
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> Or Perl? or vice versa?
> 
> I think not.
> 
> There are a few projects out there that allow a mixing of languages
> which I personally think is the best way to go.
> Things like the inline module of Perl on CPAN; the SWIG wrapper for
> wrapping c/c++ code for use in Perl/Python/TK; Jython and thoughts
> of implementing other languages in Perl6s Parrot intermediate code.
> 
> These all allow you to use software written in one language from
> another language. Maybe it will evolve into a me being able to
> choose the language that I want to write my 'System level' software
> in but being able to choose to use modules written in various
> languages - the Verilog parser written in Perl, directed graph
> visualization from C++, embedded in an overall Mozilla gecko user
> interface creating summary charts using a Java Applet.
> 
> I would want to choose the software IP on functionality knowing that
> they could all work together in my application.
> 
> I wouldn't want one language to win out over another but would like
> languages to allow me 
>   a wider choice of IP than that written in its language.
> 

But .. Is there a cpython-java binding? Jython is too slow and
incomplete (hmm.. I like generator..)



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