What python can NOT do?

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Sat Aug 29 02:14:39 CEST 2009


>> what else can NOT be done in python? what are the limitations of the
>> language?
> 
> I understand there's a little trouble getting Python to prove 
> that P=NP  You'll also find that it only comes close to solving 
> the unrestricted three-body problem and the Traveling Salesman 
> problem is still limited to fallible heuristics and searching the 
> entire solution set in better than O(2**n) time.

I forgot about solving the Spam problem entirely.  And answering 
poorly worded/thought-out questions on the internet...

I've also been sorely disappointed by Python's ability to make a 
good chocolate cream silk pie.

-tkc









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