Python for .NET preview 2 release
John J. Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Sat Aug 9 15:39:29 CEST 2003
"Bryan" <belred1 at yahoo.com> writes:
> is this the same visual python .net that at activestate? i didn't
> know they python .net is still moving forward. i also thought i
> read somewhere that there were some limitations about using a
> typeless language on the clr. is this not true anymore?
Visual Python is a plugin for the Visual Studio IDE, I believe.
Python.NET was an implementation of Python directly on the CLR virtual
machine. It never got anywhere, and never will -- the CLR is hostile
to languages like Python.
I think Python for .NET is an interoperability framework -- I presume
you can run CPython from .NET, and .NET from CPython, but it isn't
Python *in* .NET.
It would be nice if all this context were made clear on the Python for
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