Python Written in C?

Teiresias aoeui2008 at
Mon Jul 21 02:50:38 CEST 2008

giveitawhril2008 at writes:

> I'm just learning about Python now and it sounds interesting. But I
> just read (on the Wiki page) that mainstream Python was written in C.
> That's what I was searching for: Python was written in what other
> language?

Well, yes, the interpreter and a handful of the core modules are written in C.
However, most of Python -- especially the cool bits -- aren't written in
C.  They're written in ... Python!

-- Teiresias

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