Why is python not written in C++ ?

Steven D'Aprano steve-REMOVE-THIS at cybersource.com.au
Tue Aug 3 11:04:08 CEST 2010


On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 18:48:24 +1000, James Mills wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Nobody <nobody at nowhere.com> wrote:
>> One feature which can't readily be implemented in C is the automatic
>> clean-up side of the RAII idiom.
> 
> C is a Turing-Complete Language is it not ?
> 
> If so, therefore is it not true "anything" can be implemented ? Even the
> "automated clean-up side of the RAIL idiom" ?

True, but Nobody said it can't *readily* be implemented, not that it 
can't be.




-- 
Steven



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