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Thu Mar 31 11:40:20 CEST 2005
sidenote: pyggy is looking pretty good for my usage in rubydium :)
interested to see logilab's work :)
On Mar 31, 2005, at 10:18 AM, Armin Rigo wrote:
> Hi all,
> Last sprint, one of the things we integrated into PyPy was Jon's
> There was some potential collision here: the Logilab people, Ludovic in
> particular, has also been working on a parser for some time.
> the sprint started on a Saturday and the integration was mostly done by
> Monday, so contacting Ludovic for feed-back was difficult.
> After a chat with Adrien, the situation seems to be as follows: the
> parser is roughly ready (needs polishing) and will be checked in
> soon. (Checking in regularly would be a good idea anyway, even for
> stuff...) It ressembles Jon's in that it parses Python's Grammar file
> makes a parser from that, producing nested tuples in the format that
> compiler package can turn into AST and then bytecode. We will have to
> the two parsers to know more precisely the current status. I suspect
> that the
> Logilab parser is more appropriate to Logilab's and DFKI's own goals
> in the
> WP09/WP10, which involve playing around with the syntax, using a
> pattern to generate its output; as far as I understand it, Jon's
> parser is not
> meant to be nice and flexible but mainly just a rewrite in Python of
> own parser.
> This is a bit unfortunate, as it means that some work has been done
> Not having a Logilab person at the PyCon sprint was certainly a
> problem, given
> that they should take the lead on the parsing and compiling stages
> (which, I
> admit freely, I'm not too interested in).
> I'll let Adrien and Ludovic comment on this...
> A bientôt,
> pypy-dev at codespeak.net
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