Why is python not written in C++ ?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Aug 8 12:44:56 CEST 2010

In message <8c4g22F5ljU1 at mid.individual.net>, Gregory Ewing wrote:

> FWIW, certain parts of the Darwin kernel are written in a
> carefully-selected subset of C++. So Apple evidently think
> that it makes sense to use some C++ in a Unix kernel under
> some circumstances.

I wonder if that explains Apple’s well-known multitasking problems. :)

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