Importance of C# (was Re: IronPython-0.6 is now available!)

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Sat Jul 31 01:48:08 CEST 2004

Elbert Lev wrote:

> C# IS a good language and .NET is a very good environment. Recently I
> had to write a little program. "one of a kind", "throw away". It took
> 2.5 hours to finish the proto. Worked fine, but would requere night to
> run. Had to rewrite in... C++ or C#. Having the proto in Python, C#
> program was written almost as fast as Python's one. The run finishhed
> in 1 hour.
> Important - Python realities (not exotic) map on C# perfectly.

My experience exactly - this is what I was fishing for. While I wouldn't 
say 'perfectly', it is good, and certainly 'good enough'.

What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nath Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't
you understand?

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