Python is just as good as C++ for real apps

Thomas Heller thomas.heller at
Tue Jan 29 17:35:54 CET 2002

"dman" <dsh8290 at> wrote in message news:mailman.1012192129.26553.python-list at
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 03:59:00AM +0000, one2001boy wrote:
> | C++ is for large-scale projects;
> No way :-).  Python is better for that!
> I'd like to see a statically-typed, compiled-to-native,
> raw-pointers-included, python-like language.  The purpose is to
> replace C in augmenting python for the low-level stuff.  Then instead
> of Python+C we'd have Python+<this_new_thing> for the ideal
> environment :-).  The reason for replacing C is because python is so
> cool we'd all want to use a pythonic language for the low-level stuff
> too.

What would you think about python plus raw pointers included?
The ability to create/manipulate C-type structures in Python?

This is a toy project of mine, it would at least allow to wrap
C interfaces in python, without a compiler.


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