[Python-3000] compiler module

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Jan 10 18:34:52 CET 2008

On Jan 10, 2008 8:39 AM, Joe Angell <joe.d.angell at gmail.com> wrote:
> My apologies if this has been asked before, but are there any plans to
> add the compiler module back in to py3k?  If so, any idea on a
> timeline?  If help is needed I may be able to put in some time on
> this.  I've already back ported some of the py3k grammar (function
> parameter annotations) to python 2.5.1 so I can use this with the
> compiler module, but I think it would be sweet to just use py3k
> directly.

AFAIK there are no such plans; maintaining two versions of the
compiler (one in Python and one in C) has turned out to be a
nightmare, with the Python version always running behind and having
bugs because it wasn't used much for real work.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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