Andreas Jung wrote: > > > --On 6. Januar 2006 10:06:55 -0500 Asad Habib <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > >> Well, the class is simply a construct that Java uses to define an object. >> Also, the concept of object is well defined in Java which makes it easier >> for the programmer to know what can and cannot be done. In Python, it is >> not as explicit. Java is a programming language and hence cannot be >> compared directly to a scripting language such as Python or PHP. These 2 >> types are designed for different purposes. >> >> > > Python is not a programming language??? huh......the difference is that > Java is compiled and Python is interpreted.
Not even - Python is byte-compiled too. The difference is that the Python interpreter (call it 'VM' if you think that 'interpreter' isn't buzzword-compliant enough) is smart enough to take care of the compilation phase by itself. -- bruno desthuilliers développeur [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.modulix.com _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )