Why is python not written in C++ ?
john at castleamber.com
Mon Aug 2 03:05:29 CEST 2010
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> writes:
> On 8/1/2010 7:08 PM, candide wrote:
>> Python is an object oriented langage (OOL). The Python main
>> implementation is written in pure and "old" C90. Is it for historical
> Python was first released before C++.
C++ was named C++ in 1983 (development on it started in 1979) and the
first commercial implementation was released in 1985 . Implementation
of Python started in December 1989 .
So: no. (I was quite sure on this, since I started to program in C++ in
the late 80's/early 90's IIRC).
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