Automated Perl to Python translation?

Michael Foord fuzzyman at
Mon Sep 6 14:16:51 CEST 2004

steve at (Stephen Ferg) wrote in message news:<b16e4ef7.0409040550.4432a70f at>...
> I need to translate some Perl scripts into Python.
> When I went looking for a tool that would help automate the
> translation, I was rather surprised that I couldn't find anything. 
> BridgeKeeper, the only real candidate that I could find, is no longer
> available.  There are of course general-purpose parsing packages, but
> I'm looking for something target specifically to Perl-to-Python
> translation.
> Since I couldn't find anything, I've started to write my own. 
> Preliminary results are good, but before I spend any more time on it I
> want to be really sure that I'm not re-inventing the wheel.
> Does anybody know of any tools to automate (or assist) Perl to Python
> translation?

My goodness - sounds like quite a project. Now if you could make it
two way that would be really interesting...



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