Python compiled?

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Sat Sep 10 21:22:23 CEST 2005


Terry Reedy wrote:
> "Tim Roberts" <timr at probo.com> wrote in message 
> news:9005i1hjg5mvde675nelgbig3s90470cql at 4ax.com...
> 
>>"billiejoex" <billiejoex at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
>>
>>>Hi all. I'm sorry for a noob question like this but I'll try to ask it
>>>anyway.
>>>One of the greatest problem that may discourage a new user to choose 
>>>Python
>>>language is it's interpreted nature.
>>
>>I doubt it.  C#, VB.NET, VBscript, Javascript and Perl have not suffered
>>from being interpreted.
> 
> Nor has 386 'machine language' suffered from being interpreted, at a deeper 
> level, by microcode.

I think both you and Paul may be missing Tim's point. I don't think he's
talking about "suffering" in technical respects, like speed. He's
talking about popularity.

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Robert Kern
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