IronPython 1.0 released today!

Luis M. González luismgz at
Fri Sep 8 01:34:56 CEST 2006

Chris wrote:
> Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> > Chris wrote:
> >
> >> Jim Hugunin wrote:
> >>> I'm extremely happy to announce that we have released IronPython 1.0
> >>> today!
> >>>
> >> <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?
> <snip>
> > 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.

People are already porting some of these libraries.
Those that are written in pure python don't need to be ported, but
those that rely on c extensions can be rewritten in c# or any other
.NET language.

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