Dominik Kubla <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > I'm aware of the problem :-). Python programs can be compiled to
> > portable C sources using the `freeze' tool. The translation is
> So we are back a C sources. Let me ask you one thing: why not simply
> use ISO-C and be done with it?
Basically, because managing memory by hand for this kind of application is more
pain than I want to go through. And the resulting program in C would be far
more complex and bug-prone.
A wise craftsman uses the right tool for the right job. I actually made
a run at coding one of the early versions in C; it was a bad idea.
Python is the right tool for this job.
I'll supply make productions to freeze C sources from the Python. They
can, if Linus so decides, be part of the release mechanics.
-- <a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr">Eric S. Raymond</a>
He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression: for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach unto himself. -- Thomas Paine
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