Python Source Code Documentation

Martin v. Loewis martin at
Thu Sep 5 03:39:52 EDT 2002

"Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at> writes:

> If you mean the C source of the Python interpreter, you mostly are on
> your own.  You can try to retrieve past posted
> discussions.  Beyond that, the source is its documentation.   You can
> probably learn quite a bit by spending an hour or two.

It isn't really that bad: You should study the "Extending and
Embedding" tutorial, and the C API reference. If you have memorized
those, reading the Python source code will be much easier.


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