[Python-Dev] Proposed new module for the Python library

Ka-Ping Yee ping@lfw.org
Sat, 4 Aug 2001 14:11:38 -0700 (PDT)

On 02 August 2001, Eric S. Raymond said:
> There is a common `compiler-like' pattern in Unix scripts which is useful
> for translation utilities of all sorts.

On Sat, 4 Aug 2001, Greg Ward wrote:
> Sounds like a useful tool to have around.  I'm not sure the name
> 'ccframe' conjures up images of the above paragraph, but I'm not sure
> what name *does*.  This is the hardest sort of software to name!

I too find the name fairly cryptic.  "fileargs" perhaps?

But it would be better to think about merging this and fileinput.

-- ?!ng