More like a shell command.

Richie Hindle richie at
Wed Aug 6 17:53:13 CEST 2008

> Is there anyway I can extend python to accept a command
> which looks more like shell syntax than a function call.
> I want to be able to do this:
>     if blah :
>         MyCommand  Arg1  Arg2

As a general rule, if Python gives you a syntax error then you can't
achieve what you want without modifying Python's grammar (and turning
it into something that isn't Python any more).

Richie Hindle
richie at
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