Could Python supplant Java?

getwellness4uxxx at getwellness4uxxx at
Mon Aug 19 13:03:07 EDT 2002

What about Tcl/Tk?

You can tie in C or C++ with Tcl/Tk if you want "strong" syntax
checking in C or C++ parts with the 'glue' of Tcl/Tk?

There are many extensions or add-ons to Tcl/Tk to extend it.


On Mon, 19 Aug 2002 12:12:57 GMT, Tim Tyler <tim at> wrote:

>In Gerhard Häring <gerhard.haering at> wrote:
>:> [...] built-in language support for multi-threading... Will python add
>:> it in future? Something like "synchronize:"?
>: Dunno. My guess is that this won't happen, as Java's syntax sugar for
>: multithreading doesn't make it particularly flexible in multithreading
>: environments, IMO.
>I've never heard synchronisation described as "syntax sugar" before.
> |im |yler  tim at

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