Could Python supplant Java?

T. Max Devlin tmax at
Thu Aug 22 22:54:33 CEST 2002

In, I heard Nick Ruisi say:
>.net compiled code can run on linux with the mono CLR 
>( One can use the mono tool kit to write / 
>compile .Net code on a linux box, without ever touching a microsoft 
>product.  The compiler and SDK for C# and VB.Net is a free (albeit 
>large) download. Although I don't like VB.Net as a language, C# is fine. 
>It's just like java.

So why bother?

T. Max Devlin
  *** The best way to convince another is
          to state your case moderately and
             accurately.   - Benjamin Franklin ***

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