Why is python not written in C++ ?

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Tue Aug 3 10:46:21 CEST 2010


On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Nobody <nobody at nowhere.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Aug 2010 15:18:30 -0700, sturlamolden wrote:
>>> Has it ever been planned to rewrite in C++ the historical implementation
>>> (of course in an object oriented design) ?
>>
>> OO programming is possible in C.  Just take a look at GNOME and GTK.
>
> One feature which can't readily be implemented in C is the automatic
> clean-up side of the RAII idiom.

That's not directly related to object-orientation though.

Cheers,
Chris



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