[Python-Dev] Why is there still a PRINT_EXPR opcode in Python 3?
benjamin at python.org
Mon Jan 5 00:53:43 CET 2009
On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 5:36 PM, <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> >> Since print is now a builtin function why is there still a PRINT_EXPR
> >> opcode?
> Benjamin> I believe it's used in the interactive interpreter to display
> Benjamin> the repr of an expression.
> Wouldn't it make more sense for the interactive interpreter to call
I'm not sure about the reasoning for keeping PRINT_EXPR alive. When I
look at the code of PyRun_InteractiveOne, it seems it should be
possible to kill it off.
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