What python can NOT do?

Timothy N. Tsvetkov timothy.tsvetkov at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 16:52:03 CEST 2009


On Aug 29, 4:26 am, qwe rty <hkh00... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 29, 3:14 am, Tim Chase <python.l... at tim.thechases.com> wrote:
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> > >> what else can NOT be done in python? what are the limitations of the
> > >> language?
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> > > 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.
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> > I forgot about solving the Spam problem entirely.  And answering
> > poorly worded/thought-out questions on the internet...
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> > I've also been sorely disappointed by Python's ability to make a
> > good chocolate cream silk pie.
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> > -tkc
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> if you don't know the answer please don't reply

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