Port of python stdlib to other languages.

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Sun Jan 4 05:27:44 CET 2009


On Jan 3, 10:15�pm, vk <vmi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > AFAIK not. You could try elmer
>
> Elmer looks very interesting, but not really what I was getting at.
>
> > What do you need C for anyway? Or, to put it the other way round - why
> > not expose whatever you need in C as python extension, and write your
> > app in Python?
>
> I'm not looking to write a Python app atm.
>
> Just curious if someone had started a project like this, to, say, make
> Python users more comfortable using other languages (for whatever
> reason),
> or allow other people to try "python-like" code in their language to
> see
> if it suits them.

But wouldn't your language of choice first have to support
things like lists, generators, etc.? I can use GMP library
in C instead of gmpy in Python, but not if I need to use
Python things that I don't know how to implement in C.



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