[IronPython] To Compile or Not to compile, that's the question

Nicolas Lehuen nicolas.lehuen at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 19:26:49 CEST 2005


You've been typing tens of messages about a way to save a few
characters in the compiler/interpreter name. Given your investment in
keystrokes during the debate, the resulting name has better be

Just kidding !


On 4/15/05, Keith J. Farmer <kfarmer at thuban.org> wrote:
> For a compiler, 4 characters is about my limit.  After all, it's all
> about my code -- not the tool that is used to transform it into
> something else.
> And it's not matter of there being a hard time -- it's a matter of
> muddying the issue.  You have to start prefixing when you start talking
> about these things.  While namespaces and long names work well in
> computer languages, they don't work well in human languages.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-ironpython.com-bounces at lists.ironpython.com
> [mailto:users-ironpython.com-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of
> Anthony Tarlano
> Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 6:50 AM
> I still don't see the problem, since you don't type the '.exe' part so
> it is just 'python.net'
> As for Brian's python for .NET, as good as I am sure it is, I really
> have a hard time believing that any developer is going to have a hard
> time telling the difference between IronPython and his..
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