On 1/6/06, bruno desthuilliers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > 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.
Ah, but that's not the only difference. The fact that the VM/intepreter does this, together with the dynamic type handling, enables you to do self-modifying code. A typical "dynamic" feature. ;) -- Lennart Regebro, Nuxeo http://www.nuxeo.com/ CPS Content Management http://www.cps-project.org/ _______________________________________________ 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 )