Python CPU

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Sun Apr 3 06:03:31 CEST 2011


On Sat, 02 Apr 2011 23:06:52 +0100, BartC wrote:

> However, wasn't there a Python version that used JVM? Perhaps that might
> run on a Java CPU, and it would be interesting to see how well it works.

Not only *was* there one, but there still is: Jython. Jython is one of 
the "Big Three" Python implementations:

* CPython (the one you're probably using)
* Jython (Python on Java)
* IronPython (Python on .Net)

with PyPy (Python on Python) catching up.

http://www.jython.org/


-- 
Steven



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