[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Sat Feb 18 17:09:32 CST 2012


On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla@molden.no> wrote:

>  > In an ideal world, we would have a better language than C++ that can
> be spit out as > C for portability.
>
> What about a statically typed Python? (That is, not Cython.) We just
> need to make the compiler :-)

There are better languages than C++ that has most of the technical
benefits stated in this discussion (rust and D being the most
"obvious" ones), but whose usage is unrealistic today for various
reasons: knowledge, availability on "esoteric" platforms, etc… A new
language is completely ridiculous.

David


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