Python in a desktop environment

Lou Pecora pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil
Tue Mar 13 14:33:09 CET 2007


In article <12vc6rfq995undb at corp.supernews.com>,
 Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote:

> > I'm a Python developer, I don't give a rats ass about what
> > people say about C#, Python, or c++, they all have their uses.
> > My main reasoning for considering C++ as the backend is some
> > things (reading memory for example) are much easier to do in
> > C++ than in Python, and we already have a lot written in C++.
                            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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> > Anyways, thanks for everyones feedback, we will most likely go
> > with a combination of Python and C++.
> 
> I think you're nuts to decide that you need C++ before you've
> tested a Python implementation, but it's your nickle. :)

It really sounds like it's the C++ legacy that's driving Mr. Edward's 
decision.  The rest are just arguing points. Which several people have 
jumped at.

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