[Types-sig] Viper module compiler begun

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Sat, 25 Dec 1999 13:38:47 -0800 (PST)

On Sun, 26 Dec 1999, skaller wrote:
> Note also, the model under investigation does not
> 'compile' from script source, instead, the script
> is executed by the interpreter first, to build the module
> dictionary, and then code is generate to make each of the
> objects found in the module dictionary.
> Because of this approach, a lot of the 'dynamism'
> involved in constructing a module is bypassed -- it is 
> handled in the usual way by the interpreter.

Interesting approach.

Dunno why, but for those that need the dynamism or want to avoid
importing, the Python2C compiler can be used:


And it exists today :-)


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/