Python Speed Question and Opinion

Jacek Generowicz jacek.generowicz at cern.ch
Tue Jun 8 09:33:49 CEST 2004


"Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at udel.edu> writes:

> >
> > Given those working definitions of "interpreted language" and
> > "compiled language", your statement seems correct: there are languages
> > which are both interpreted and compiled[3]. An example of such a
> > language is Common Lisp; most implementations of Common Lisp systems
> > include both an interpreter and a compiler for Common Lisp.
> 
> So is C.  At least some unix distributions once had a C *interpreter* for
> tutorial purposes.

Yes, this very point was made (or at least one very similar to it),
just after the text you quoted ...



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