Does python have the capability for driver development ?

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Jul 30 17:50:37 CEST 2009


Dave Angel wrote:
[snip]
> As far as I know, nobody has yet built a microcode implementation of a 
> Python VM (Virtual Machine).  Nor have I seen one for the Java VM.  
> However, in the early 80's there was a microcode implementation of the 
> P-system VM.  It was never a commercial success, but it existed.  And 
> there have been at least three Forth machines, where the hardware itself 
> was designed to support the language's VM.  No microcode at all.
> 
There's Jazelle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazelle.



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