Why is python not written in C++ ?

Nobody nobody at nowhere.com
Tue Aug 3 10:32:58 CEST 2010

On Mon, 02 Aug 2010 17:17:35 -0700, Peter wrote:

> But I always used to tell
> people - by the time I got a program to compile then I figured 99% of
> the bugs were already discovered! Try that with C/C++ or almost any
> other language you care to name :-)

ML and Haskell are also quite good for this (although I wish they
supported integer subranges). Also, the statelessness of FP eliminates
entire classes of bugs.

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