[pypy-dev] Questions about the C core

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Mon Jan 13 18:11:14 CET 2003

Andrew McGregor wrote:

> Fair enough.  I simply thought that macros were an *old* technique that 
> could be useful, even if only as part of the implementation, but the 
> consensus is otherwise.  I don't quite understand, but I'll shut up now :-)

You are not meant to shut up! :)
I'm just saying that I'm -1 on adding macros to
Python, and even more to use TiPy as a vehicle for
that. It is better to leave general design questions
out of this young project.
But if we do need something macro-like to quickly
build up the new system, this might be a different
issue. I'm open to anything that makes the implementation
easier, faster, better maintainable, and I do appreciate
your input.

> I guess the operative part of the culture document is #5, 'Flat is 
> better than nested'.
> Please don't continue the thread, I'm convinced.

I don't continue the thread. But please don't feel stopped!

cheers - chris
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