[ANN] IronPython 1.0 released today!

Chris cfriedl at bigpond.net.au
Thu Sep 7 11:30:45 CEST 2006

Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> Chris wrote:
>> Jim Hugunin wrote:
>>> I'm extremely happy to announce that we have released IronPython 1.0
>>> today!
>>>  http://www.codeplex.com/IronPython
>> <snip>
>> I'm no code guru but it sounds interesting. So can I import numpy,
>> scipy, matplotlib, wxpython etc like I do now with CPython and expect,
>> short of a few tweaks, that my code will work?
> No, you can't. I'm not sure if there are any bridging attempts being made,
> but in this respect IronPython is the same as Jython - a completely
> different runtime which executes its own byte-code. 
> Diez
Disappointing because, apart from python itself, what I find amazing is 
the wealth of additional packages that, by association, come to be 
considered part of "python". Anyway thanks for saving me from some 
fruitless explorations.

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