Standard module implementation

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at
Sun Nov 28 15:50:22 CET 2010

On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 9:08 AM, candide <candide at free.invalid> wrote:
> I was wondering if all the standard module are implemented in C. For
> instance, I can't find a C implementation for the minidom xml parser under
> Python 2.6.
> --

No they aren't. A good chunk of the standard library is implemented in
Python. Which is nice because Python the language isn't only
implemented in C (CPython, the main implementation). It's also
implemented in Java (Jython), C# (IronPython), and even in a
restricted subset of Python itself (PyPy).

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