[Python-Dev] C AST to Python discussion

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 06:36:01 CET 2006

On 2/15/06, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> 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.

Agreed.  I'm hoping we can get rid of lots of code in the compiler
module and use the AST provided from C.  The compiler module seems the
best place to put anything related to the AST.

Regardless of what internal approach is used.  We can still try to
hash out a nice API.


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