Why Python won't work on .net

John Roth newsgroups at jhrothjr.com
Thu Dec 11 14:34:34 CET 2003


"Fernando Perez" <fperez528 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:br8nop$t97$1 at peabody.colorado.edu...
> Allenabethea wrote:
>
> > Jython is 100% java coded python.
> > Python objects work with javacompilers and Virtual machines.
> >
> > I am a hobby programmer so the technical reasons are probably beyond
me...
> > Why is python incompatible with .net? Why can't python be coded in C#?
> >
> > I see the the MONO project on linux/unix is advancing. .Net seems to be
a
> > juggernaut especially if programmers will be able to use their
favorite(most
> > productive) language to program in. (every language but python)
> >
> > I am a new python tinkerer. I love the language. But what is its future
but
> > as a legacy tool?
> >
> > allen
>
> Some who I suspect know a thing or two about python and .NET seem to
disagree:
>
> http://primates.ximian.com/~miguel/activity-log.php

This is real good news, but the fact that it's only at 0.1 makes me
suspect that they might find some real issues later that will slow
things down. But then, I'm old and cynical.

John Roth
>
> Cheers,
>
> f






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