An executable operational semantics for Python
Piet van Oostrum
piet at cs.uu.nl
Mon Apr 6 20:14:01 CEST 2009
>>>>> bearophileHUGS at lycos.com (b) wrote:
>>> I've recently finished my Master's thesis on the semantics of Python.
>>> In my thesis I define the semantics of Python by rewriting an abstract
>>> machine. The sources that are used to produce my thesis can also be
>>> compiled into a working interpreter. Hence I call it an 'executable'
>b> Can it be used for some useful purpose?
I wanted to play with Python's MRO algorithm in the last weeks. I just
took the MRO description from Gideon's thesis, put it in a small Haskell
program and now I can easily try it out.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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Private email: piet at vanoostrum.org
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