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

Joe Mason joe at notcharles.ca
Sun Apr 17 11:18:06 CEST 2005

On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 10:55:08AM +0100, Innes MacKenzie wrote:
> On 4/17/05, Swaroop C H <swaroopch at gmail.com> wrote:
> > "ipc" is just too cryptic.
> What about 'dir', 'cd', 'csc'?

The first two are historical, and it's too late to change them.  The
third is just stupid.

> > If the command-line guys are worried about number of characters, I
> > assure you that there is such a thing as tab completion.
> That only works on files relative to the current directory, or on
> absolute paths.

What?  What OS are you talking about?  On Linux it works everywhere,
even searching $PATH.  On Windows, why does it matter?  Don't you just
associate .py with the executable and doubleclick it?


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