Why is python not written in C++ ?

Nobody nobody at nowhere.com
Tue Aug 3 10:36:16 CEST 2010

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.

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