[OT] code is data

Laurent Pointal laurent.pointal at limsi.fr
Mon Jun 19 17:12:14 CEST 2006

bruno at modulix a écrit :
> Anton Vredegoor wrote:
>> bruno at modulix wrote:
>>> I still don't get the point.
>> Well, I've got to be careful here, lest I'd be associated with the
>> terr.., eh, the childp..., eh the macro-enablers.
>> The idea is to have a way to transform a Python (.py) module into XML
>> and then do source code manipulations in XML-space using ElementTree.
> My my my... I'm not against the idea of dynamic source code
> transformation, but for heaven's sake, *why* would one put XML in the
> mix ???????

Because its "à la mode", and is better for a commercial point of view,
even if inefficient for this problem.

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