Why is python not written in C++ ?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Wed Aug 4 01:05:23 CEST 2010


In article <87aap3uyo7.fsf at castleamber.com>,
 John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:

> > Go look at the original claim, the one that you responded to.  "It's
> > much easier to distribute C libraries than C++ libraries."
> 
> Yup, and if I read it correctly the claim was: and that's why C++ was
> not chosen. I doubt it.

I didn't intend to claim quite that much.  I'm just saying it's a 
consideration.  I was not privy to the original design decisions.



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