[Python-Dev] a Python interface for the AST (WAS: DRAFT: python-dev...)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Nov 24 04:47:02 CET 2005

Brett Cannon wrote:

> There are two problems to this topic; how to
> get the AST structs into Python objects and how to allow Python code
> to modify the AST before bytecode emission

I'm astounded to hear that the AST isn't made from
Python objects in the first place. Is there a particular
reason it wasn't done that way?

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