Could Python supplant Java?

Bo M. Maryniuck b.maryniuk at
Fri Aug 23 10:17:03 CEST 2002

On Friday 23 August 2002 09:56, James J. Besemer wrote:
> Python does rely on an interpreter for execution but everybody knows it
> also has a complier that translates Python to byte codes.
:/ Before I knew that compiler provides executable. Maybe I've missed 
something? As I know, Perl, which is interpreter too, but Perl is also 
"compiles" its code into bytecode first.

> Then too, FWIW, if we were comparing huge monolothic modules, MS VC++ would
> come out ahead again, as it can recompile individual functions and replace
> them at runtime -- without exiting the debugger.
Well, it is different if you have dozen of modules of your project or just one 
file and people already described this so I would not like to repeat it twice 
again. Sorry.

Regards, Bogdan

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