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Re: Programming Languages, "to C or not to C, that is the Q."

On Sun, 2005-01-23 at 21:24 -0600, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> [2005 Jan 23 21:01 -0600]:
> > Besides python v2.3, there are 159 external libraries and -doc
> > packages for python v2.3 that will let you do anything imaginable.
> > Except write a library or the kernel... ;)
> That may not be far off.  There was a semi-serious post on
> comp.lang.python sometime back about writing an OS in Python.  Somebody
> might be crazy/bored enough to try it.

Writing an OS in an interpreted language?????  Unless it's using

Still, every language has a domain that it's best able to solve,
and it should stick to it.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
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