Perl -> Python hopeless?

Max Khesin max at
Fri Jul 18 19:48:14 CEST 2003

Answer: I think they are working on somethig that will allow perl lib usage
in python.
Question: Can someone in the know drop a line?

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"Helmut Jarausch" <jarausch at> wrote in message
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> Hi,
> having been a Perl fan for years I have nearly converted to Python.
> Still, there are LOTS and very good modules written in Perl.
> Is there a tool to lesson the burdon of translation of Perl to Python?
> I am completely aware of the fact that a fully automatic translation
> to readable Python source is hard if not impossible.
> But such a tool could lots of the tedious work like replacing
> braces by proper indentation and and similar things.
> Thanks for a pointer (if there is one)
> --
> Helmut Jarausch
> Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
> RWTH - Aachen University
> D 52056 Aachen, Germany

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