[Python-Dev] C AST to Python discussion

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Feb 15 19:02:13 CET 2006

On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 00:34 -0800, Brett Cannon wrote:

> I personally think we should choose an initial global access API to
> the AST as a starting API.  I like the sys.ast_transformations idea
> since it is simple and gives enough access that whether read-only or
> read-write is allowed something like PyChecker can get the access it
> needs.

I haven't been following the AST stuff closely enough, but I'm not crazy
about putting access to this in the sys module.  It seems like it
clutters that up with a name that will be rarely used by the average
Python programmer.


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