The ASPN compiler

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Jul 17 19:46:55 CEST 2003


jjl at pobox.com (John J. Lee) writes:

> Since all they wanted to demonstrate was that "the .NET runtime and
> Intermediate Language were capable of supporting the language", I
> think somebody should have told Microsoft about this guy called
> Turing.  With great foresight <wink>, he proved that the .NET runtime
> *is* capable of supporting Python, which should have saved Mark & Greg
> all that hard work.  <0.5 wink>

But not pay <1.0 wink>.

Cheers,
M.

-- 
  Indeed, when I design my killer language, the identifiers "foo" and
  "bar" will be reserved words, never used, and not even mentioned in
  the reference manual. Any program using one will simply dump core
  without comment. Multitudes will rejoice. -- Tim Peters, 29 Apr 1998




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