[Python-Dev] AST structure and maintenance branches

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Sep 23 21:12:05 CEST 2006

On 9/23/06, Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au> wrote:
> I'd like to propose that the AST format returned by passing PyCF_ONLY_AST
> to
> compile() get the same guarantee in maintenance branches as the bytecode
> format - that is, unless it's absolutely necessary, we'll keep it the
> same.
> Otherwise anyone trying to write tools to manipulate the AST is in for a
> massive world of hurt.
> Anyone have any problems with this, or can it be added to PEP 6?

Works for me.

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