Why is python not written in C++ ?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Aug 8 12:45:51 CEST 2010

In message <l6segt.nm9 at spenarnc.xs4all.nl>, Albert van der Horst wrote:

> The bottom line is that to implement a programming language
> you want to use a simpler programming language, not a more
> complicated one.

That would rule out ever using a language to implement itself.

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