Indentation and optional delimiters

castironpi at gmail.com castironpi at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 17:58:50 CET 2008


On Feb 26, 9:45 am, bearophileH... at lycos.com wrote:
> castiro... at gmail.com:
>
> > Why not b = copyonwrite( a )?
> > Subclass the interpreter-- make your own session.
>
> Your idea may work, but I am talking about a new language (with some
> small differences, not a revolution). Making such language efficient
> enough may require to add some complex tricks, copy-on-write is just
> one of them, a JIT is probably useful, etc.
>
> Thank you, bye,
> bearophile

It's Unpythonic to compile a machine instruction out of a script.  But
maybe in the right situations, with the right constraints on a
function, certain chunks could be native, almost like a mini-
compilation.  How much machine instruction do you want to support?



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