Smalltalk vs. Python and COM was Re: Byte Magazine and Smalltalk

Pino Gargiulo jk3380 at
Sun Sep 22 13:30:57 EDT 2002

"GerritM" <gmuller at> wrote in message
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> Long long ago I worked in a large scale Objective-C project. Objective-C
> inherited many of its good characteristics from Smalltalk. Now I am using
> Python quite a lot. It has again a lot of the good (dynamic)
> characteristics, with on top an excellent set of predefined modules. One
> them are the win32 modules by Mark Hammond, documented on line of course,
> but also described extensively in "Python programming on Win32" by Mark
> Hammond and Andy Robinson, ISBN 1-56592-621-8. I am using the ActiveState
> distribution, which is a complete distribution including this win32 stuff.
> In short highly recommended!


Thanks for your advice and prompt reply!

If I understand you correctly you are suggesting that Python is the way to
for COM m$ API rather than Smalltalk .. again Id like to hear suggestions
on which product. My dabbling experience is just with VWNC

TNX again


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