Python Operating System???

Paul Rubin http
Fri Jan 7 21:54:26 EST 2005

Arich Chanachai <macrocosm at> writes:
> >But I thought Python was an all-purpose language.  After all, OS's
> >have been written in Lisp before too.
> >
> Pure Lisp?  Or a Lisp/C/Asm combo?  Lisp has a compiled flavor by the way.

Compiled flavor?  Lisp has been compiled since the 1950's.  

No, there was no C code on Lisp machines.  There was some low-level
code at the bottom whose capabilities were such that you could
accurately call it asm, but it was Lisp too, just a very restricted

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