Regarding Python is scripting language or not

Christian Heimes lists at
Wed Jun 17 15:25:08 EDT 2009

Terry Reedy wrote:
> If you mean 'be an instance of a class', which I think is the most
> natural reading, then Python *is* object-oriented and, if I understand
> what I have read correctly (so that ints are just (unboxed) ints and not
> members of an int class), Java *is not*!

A friend of mine calls Java and C++ class centric programming languanges. ;)


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