Why must implementing Python be hard unlike Scheme?

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at gmx.net
Wed Feb 20 06:49:57 CET 2008


On 19 Feb., 07:15, "seber... at spawar.navy.mil"
<seber... at spawar.navy.mil> wrote:

> Certainly, "(almost) everything is an object" is a good start.  Are
> there any other axiom like statements one can hang their hat on when
> trying to wrap their brain around Python's architecture?
>
> Chris

It's a natural way to start a new Python building a toy VM. Building a
Python VM in a high level language is certainly not harder than
creating a Scheme interpreter. When you are learning Scheme right now
you can use it as an implementation language.



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