Lothar Scholz wrote:

> PT> TCL the most advanced scripting language
> 
> No other language has complete separate multiple interpreters in the
> core, almost perfect Unicode handling and a way of doing multithreading
> that give you the advantage of modern CPU's (multicore CPU's which is
> definetely the future). Yes it's slower and it is procedural and not
> good for advanced datastructures. But this doesn't matter because it
> always makes clear that it is a scripting language.

What is it about a "scripting" language that obviates their need for 
speed, non-procedural constructs, or the ability to handle advanced 
datastructures, exactly?