An idea.

winlinchu at winlinchu at
Mon Jul 26 17:13:23 CEST 2004

"Chris S." <chrisks at> wrote in message news:<cdt4pf$osr$1 at>...
> winlinchu at wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I use Python, and writing some extension modules I think which could
> > be written an
> > C compiler, useful only to compile extension modules (I not think an
> > GCC!!!!), so that the user not have to use GCC, Microsoft Visual C++,
> > or other.
> > It must have an common API to all platforms, even if obviously the
> > implementation is various.
> > Could be write in 100% Python pure.
> > 
> > It is a bad idea?
> What's the point? What's wrong with GCC? It's fast, comprehensive, and 
> supported on all major platforms. Unless it solves a specific task, like 
> Pysco or SWIG, it's purpose will be merely academic.

The idea was that one to create a Python platform, without to use
large compilers (I refer above all to MSVC++!!!!!!!), but a compiler
part of the standard library to quickly compile a module.

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