[Python-Dev] Re: pirate (python+parrot)

Samuele Pedroni pedronis at bluewin.ch
Mon Aug 4 23:12:11 EDT 2003

At 15:15 04.08.2003 -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:
>OTOH, the... 'interesting' task that is parsing perl may well have skewed 
>by feelings on the difficulties of bytecode translation vs source 
>compilation. ;-P

with Python they are both easy, the meaty part of the task is writing a PMC 
hierarchy that embodies Python semantics or a non-trivial subset thereof. I 
imagine that the challenge code should touch on things like 
__getattribute__, descriptors, bound and unbound methods ... otherwise it 
would be rather unfair.


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