LANG: simplicitly

Annard Brouwer (
Fri, 15 Jul 94 17:01:58 +0200

I have read the thread about languages on this newsgroup and I hope to
propose yet another interesting candidate: python. I think that at this
stage there should be a lot of proposals so we can find out the best
solution to our problems.


>From the FAQ (posted in comp.lang.python):

1.1. Q. What is Python?

A. Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming
language. It incorporates modules, exceptions, dynamic typing, very
high level dynamic data types, and classes. Python combines
remarkable power with very clear syntax. It has interfaces to many
system calls and libraries, as well as to various window systems, and
is extensible in C or C++. It is also usable as an extension language
for applications that need a programmable interface. Finally, Python
is portable: it runs on many brands of UNIX, on the Mac, and on

The University of Virginia uses Python to control a virtual reality
engine. Contact: Matt Conway <>.