Python compiled?

Devan L devlai at
Mon Sep 5 21:00:39 CEST 2005

billiejoex 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.

What? The instant gratification of immediate results is not

> Another important problem is that no interpreter is installed on Windows
> machine by default and this makes harder to distribute the software.

Python isn't that big to install, and people don't have problems with
small downloads

> Does it is planned that, in a far future, Python will implement a form of
> compilation?
> This would be awesome.

Again, I don't see how compiling would make Python better.

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