Better way of getting parsed Python rather than an AST?

François Pinard pinard at
Sun Oct 10 03:58:55 CEST 2004

[Kenneth McDonald]

>    2) Take an AST as produced by the Python AST module, and convert it
>    into a "friendlier" form. Unless I'm missing something, the builtin
>    AST representation seems somewhat, um, low-level.

Use the `compiler' module, standard in Python 2.3.  It has tiny problems,
but overall, it is fairly useful.

François Pinard

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