[Python-ideas] disabling .pyc and .pyo files

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Wed Dec 9 19:48:30 CET 2009


2009/12/9 Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com>

> 2009/12/9 Brett Cannon <brett at python.org>:
> > I prefer the former as well (don't read any bytecode no matter if source
> is
> > available or not); clear and simple semantics that are easy to implement.
>
> If that's the rule, what is the point in writing bytecode at all?
> It'll never be read...


This entire discussion is in the context of having a flag you need to set to
turn off bytecode usage; the default behavior is not going to change.

-Brett
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