Getting the word to conventional programmers

Cameron Laird claird at
Thu Mar 24 19:08:08 CET 2005

In article <1111676917.838772.181500 at>,
 <beliavsky at> wrote:
>Maybe companies such as Intel, IBM, and Sun would devote resources to
>optimizing Python on their hardware if the language had an ISO
>standard, as do C, C++, and Fortran, and were less of a moving target.
>OTOH, that could slow the development of the language.
>I have wondered why the "dynamic" languages such as Perl and Python
>tend not to have ISO standards.

There's a LOT to say on the subjects you raise.  It might be a while
before anyone with a background in the appropriate areas tackles them.
Perhaps we'll return to this ...

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