[Python-Dev] python-dev sprint at PyCon

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 03:23:23 CET 2005

On 11/1/05, skip at pobox.com <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> This is just a comment from the peanut gallery, as it's highly unlikely I'll
> be in attendance, but why not continue with the AST theme?  Instead of
> working on the AST branch, you could start to propagate the AST
> representation around.  For example, you could use the new AST code to
> improve/extend/rewrite the optimization steps the compiler currently
> performs.  Another alternative would be to rewrite Pychecker (or Pychecker
> 2) to operate from the AST representation.

That's an excellent suggestion.  I think I will borrow the time
machine and add it to the wiki. :-)  It's up on the wiki.  Brett also
added an item for the peephole optimizer.  Everyone should add
whatever they think are good ideas, even if they don't plan to attend
the sprints.


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