C++ bad-mouthing (was: Why learn Python ??)

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Jan 15 12:59:50 CET 2004


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

> Not sure what the goals were, but I'm not sure they were to compete
> with Netscape and IE.  CNRI funding -- "R" for research -- seems to
> imply I do remember correctly (one of us should really check the
> facts here... oh well, it's USENET ;-).

I thought the purpose of grail was a test bed for research into mobile
agents, that being what most of the PythonLabs flok were working on at
CNRI.  I'm probably no better informed than the rest of this thread,
though :-)

Cheers,
mwh

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