[Python-Dev] Direction of PyChecker

Neal Norwitz neal@metaslash.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 15:04:44 -0400

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> For tools like PyChecker, a higher level is more appropriate: give it
> an abstract syntax tree that can answer questions related to the
> symbol table, so that you can tell for example whether 'x = y' assigns

I agree ASTs are more appropriate, but I've been working on adding
features.  My plan is to move to ASTs eventually.