Announcing PyCs, a new Python-like language on .Net

Tom B. sbabbitt at commspeed.net
Sun Aug 29 17:15:37 CEST 2004


"Peter Kleiweg" <in.aqua.scribis at nl.invalid> wrote in message
news:Pine.LNX.4.44.0408291606250.2571-100000 at kleigh.nl...
> Tom B. schreef:
>
> >
> > "Mark Hahn" <mark at prothon.org> wrote in message
> > news:mailman.2572.1093751093.5135.python-list at python.org...
>
> > > Please join the PyCs team.  The only effort involved is particpating
in a
> > > low-traffic, high-content, mailing list.  You will be able to
influence
> > the
> > > design of the latest and greatest dynamic language.
> > >
> > > -- Mark Hahn, http://pycs.org
> > >
> >
> > Python already does all the things that M*soft has tacked on in a kludgy
> > way, in a beautiful pythonic way. I have been using windows based
machines
> > for a long time and in the language department (as well as others)
M*soft
> > has been superceded by the open source community.
>
> Is there a real danger that MS will make its own version of
> Python, pushing it into the market, and we end up with a
> dominant version that only works with MS software?
>
> -- 
> Peter Kleiweg  L:NL,af,da,de,en,ia,nds,no,sv,(fr,it)  S:NL,de,en,(da,ia)
> info: http://www.let.rug.nl/~kleiweg/ls.html
>
> The Halloween Documents: http://www.opensource.org/halloween/
>
What M*soft should do is build libraries like the Speech Development Kit and
Direct X into open source modules for Python. This way they are not trying
to destroy open source but to join with it.

Tom





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