Why Python won't work on .net

Fernando Perez fperez528 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 11 04:19:52 CET 2003


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

Cheers,

f




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