Could Python supplant Java?

Donal K. Fellows donal.k.fellows at
Thu Aug 22 16:16:34 CEST 2002

Darren New wrote:
> goose wrote:
>> of all the systems I've worked on, only windows needs help to turn it
>> into a development machine, all the others install tools (or prompt
>> you on installation asking if you want to install)
> Solaris doesn't come with a C compiler, last I looked.

I thought it was an optional package.  I could be wrong though.

Donal (This IRIX box might as well be without a compiler; there are several
       present, and they all conspicuously fail to compile anything... :^/ )
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