[Doc-SIG] looking for prior art

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
06 Dec 2002 13:41:11 +0000

Doug Hellmann <doug@hellfly.net> writes:

> If you're starting from scratch, I would definitely recommend trying the 
> compiler module first.


> Does compiler include comments? 

No.  tokenize.py does, though.

I don't know how hard it would be to turn the output of tokenize.py
into something like the output of compiler/transformer.py, but with
comments.  SPARK may be your friend...


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  trip in my own lost youth: (1) everything is a trivial special case
  of something else; and, (2) death is a bunch of blue spheres.
                                             -- Tim Peters, 1 May 1998