Python/Parrot still alive?

Paul Prescod paul at
Sun Feb 8 09:41:08 CET 2004

Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> ...
> If you believe that application servers require Parrot because it
> has a virtual machine, you are certainly wrong:
> - Python does have a virtual machine even without Parrot.
> - Applications servers do not fundamentally require virtual
>   machines.

It is interesting how interpreters have been rebranded as "virtual 
machines." Python people still use the word "interpreter" and that is 
probably not great from a marketing point of view.

  Paul Prescod

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