Reimplenting Linux Kernel in Python

Peter L Hansen peter at
Thu Oct 14 00:36:33 CEST 2004

Maboroshi wrote:
> My question has to do with python and linux - I was interested in 
> finding out what it would take to reimplement the Linux Kernel in python 
> basically just taking the source code from linux and rewriting it in 
> python Would this idea make sense to do - if so what would be the 
> benefits of doing this and in what way would this not be a good idea

Um, you're the one suggesting a re-write.  Doesn't that mean
it's sort of your job to know the benefits of doing it?  There
are certainly endless reasons why it's not a good idea...


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