Tiny/small/minimalist Python?

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.us
Mon Jul 2 05:50:45 CEST 2007

In article <1183332951.122782.212720 at o11g2000prd.googlegroups.com>,
rtk  <oneelkruns at hotmail.com> wrote:
>I'm looking for information on building a tiny/small/minimalist/
>vanilla python interpreter.  One that implements the core language and
>a few of the key modules but isn't tied to any specific operating
>I guess I'm asking for the smallest subset of the standard Python
>source code files that is necessary to get a working interpreter using
>a plain C compiler.
>Is this even possible?  If so, has someone done it already?  I've
>looked on Google and in comp.lang.python but nothing comes up.
Tiny Python, PyMite, EmbeddedPython, Diet Python, deeply embedded
python, ...--I need to write up a page that explains these.

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