Fortran vs Python - Newbie Question
mwilson at the-wire.com
Thu Mar 29 06:11:06 CEST 2007
Terry Reedy wrote:
> "Tim Roberts" <timr at probo.com> wrote in message
> news:2e4k03l8tj9oicmn8c21vobrnvkmdstabr at 4ax.com...
> | Once upon a time,
> | Basic enthusiasts would have used the word "tokenized" to describe .pyc
> Perhaps, but they would, I think, have been wrong. Tokenized Basic to the
> best of my knowledge, is a reversibly compressed version of the source
> file. The 'while' keyword, is there is one, is replaced by a number, but
> no parsing is done.
Almost reversibly. The giveaway was when you listed your BASIC
program and all the keywords came out upper-case, regardless of what
case you'd typed them in.
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