Programing family

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Feb 10 03:04:43 CET 2010


>>> C is Python's Mom
>>> C++ : Dad

Obviously no. The other parent might be arguably be Barbara Liskov's 
CLU, itself based on Algol.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CLU_%28programming_language%29

CLU contributions:
  The basic object model, including mutable/immutable
  The function call-by-object model
  Iterators/generators/yield
  Multiple assignment and function returns

Terry Jan Reedy




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