[OT] "just like Java" (was :Re: translating Python to Assembler)

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at wtf.websiteburo.oops.com
Fri Jan 25 14:05:09 CET 2008

Christian Heimes a écrit :
> Wim Vander Schelden wrote:
>> Python modules and scripts are normally not even compiled, if they have
>> been,
>> its probably just the Python interpreter packaged with the scripts and
>> resources.
> No, that is not correct. Python code is compiled to Python byte code and
> execute inside a virtual machine just like Java or C#. 

I'm surprised you've not been flamed to death by now - last time I 
happened to write a pretty similar thing, I got a couple nut case 
accusing me of being a liar trying to spread FUD about Java vs Python 
respective VMs inner working, and even some usually sensible regulars 
jumping in to label my saying as "misleading"...

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