Object_Id : 82
Title : Python Programming Language
Node_Type : Production
Format : binary
Address : http://www.python.org
Keywords : Python
Abstract : Python is an interpreted object-oriented programming
language, and is often compared to Tcl, Perl or Scheme.
Python comes with a quite substantial library of code and
can relatively easily be extended with code written in
C or C++.
Python supports the usual set of OO features:- inheritance,
classes, exception handling etc.
Python runs on most platforms known to man and is easy
The M4 project has been successfully using Python V1.3,
V1.4 has been
released and is available.
Date_Entry_Created : 15/10/96
Entry_Created_By : Paul Foster
Asset_Qualification : good / very useful
IP_or_Copyright_Owner : Copyright 1991-1995 by Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam,The
Support_re_Ownership : The person who runs the development of Python is
Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam
Usage_Conditions : Python is COPYRIGHTED but free to use for all.
See the full copyright notice at the end of this
The Python distribution is *not* affected by the
GNU Public Licence(GPL). There are interfaces
to some GNU code but these
are entirely optional
and no GNU code is distributed with Python. For
all these packages, GPL-free public domain
versions also exist.
Authors_and_Contributors: Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam < mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Projects_Used_In : NA550.1 - Testing Tool Development
Obtained_From : http://www.python.org
Code_Type : large program / suite / product
Programming_Language : other prog. language
Portations : AIX
Source_Location : file:/projects/na550/NA550.1/tools/python1.3.tar.gz