Python Interpreter question.
roy at panix.com
Tue Sep 7 18:56:40 CEST 2004
"Anon" <guess at My.email.address.scum.com> wrote:
> Is all of that true? is it right to say in fact that python doesn't have an
> interpreter, but rather it has a compiler and VM for running the python
Python source code is indeed converted into an intermediate form (byte
code) which is then executed on a virtual machine. Very much like Java
is. Whether you want to call this "interpreted" or "compiled" is, I
suppose, a matter of personal opinion.
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