Announcing PyCs, a new Python-like language on .Net

Lucas Raab pythongnome at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 4 01:39:47 CEST 2004


Yeah, sorry about the flaming post. I apologize for that. I had had a little 
bit of a bad day. Just got to me. So, again I apologize.

"Mark Hahn" <mark at prothon.org> wrote in message 
news:486wnxz6ibq$.181vopiedpmhp$.dlg at 40tude.net...
> On Thu, 02 Sep 2004 21:55:30 GMT, Lucas Raab wrote:
>
>> "Mark Hahn" <mark at prothon.org> wrote in message
>> news:1hhcev52r31j6.1nier31029dhk.dlg at 40tude.net...
>>> On 1 Sep 2004 06:33:57 -0700, Anand Pillai wrote:
>> [snip..]
>>>> o How does it differ from Mark Hammond's Python for .NET ?
>>>
>>> Totally different.
>>>
>>
>> BUT HOW IS IT DIFFERENT??? You never answered the question.
>>
>>>> o How does it differ from Jim Hugunin's IronPython ?
>>>
>>> IronPython is an implementation of the compatible current Python on .Net
>>> except for the libraries.  PyCs is more like Python 3000 in that it is
>>> incompatible, with advanced Python features.  The advanced features are
>>> from Prothon (mostly fixes of Python gotcha's) and from C-Omega.
>>>
>>
>> So it's not like Python if it's incompatible.
>>
>> [snip..]
>>
>> Why not write a paper _clearly_ stating what makes Pyxc different from 
>> the
>> other Python .NET implementations?? I'm sure if you have a cleanly 
>> written
>> paper all of this mass confusion would not be necessary. Sorry, if this 
>> is a
>> flaming post, but nothing seems to be solid on what's going on.
>
> I have written about it at length.  See http://pycs.org and our wiki which
> is linked there. 





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