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

Mark Hahn mark at prothon.org
Fri Sep 3 21:10:09 CEST 2004


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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