Python Written in C?

alex23 wuwei23 at
Mon Jul 21 01:22:00 CEST 2008

On Jul 21, 8:50 am, giveitawhril2... at wrote:
> I'm not dissing Python, here. Just noting that, if it is written in C,
> that throws a curve at me in trying to balance the value of learning
> Python vs. some other major language.

The advantage of Python over C - to me - is in the higher order
abstractions it provides, not in pointless discussions of purity. Even
better, Python allows me to -mix- both C & Python together, to take
advantage of the strengths of each as appropriate.

Try writing something of complexity in Python. Then write the same
thing in C. -Then- make your decision which you prefer.

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