compile python to binary

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Mon Jan 24 09:38:25 CET 2005

Doug Holton <a at b.c> wrote:
> > oh, you mean that "python compiler" didn't mean "the python compiler".
> I wouldn't assume a novice uses terms the same way you would.  It was
> quite clear from his message that py2exe and the like were what he was
> referring to, if you had read his first sentence:
> "I have seen some software written in python and delivered as binary form."

Sorry, Doug, not clear to me.  I have seen, for example, some games
delivered with binary files with names such as something.pyc -- and
those ARE binary files made by the python compiler.


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