[OT] code is data

bruno at modulix onurb at xiludom.gro
Mon Jun 19 20:15:36 CEST 2006

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Laurent Pointal wrote:

>> Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
>>> Anton Vredegoor wrote:

>>>> 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 lots of people know how to describe XML transformations, and
> there are plenty of tools that implement such transformations efficiently ?

Efficiently enough for dynamic (runtime) use ?

bruno desthuilliers
python -c "print '@'.join(['.'.join([w[::-1] for w in p.split('.')]) for
p in 'onurb at xiludom.gro'.split('@')])"

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