Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 25th Sep 2005 12:05 UTC, submitted by Luis Gonzalez
General Development Shed Skin is an experimental Python-to-C++ compiler. It can convert many Python programs into optimized C++ code, without any user intervention such as adding type declarations. Its main purpose is to optimize algorithmic-like Python code, by applying advanced global type inference techniques.
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Call it "converter" not "compiler"
by on Sun 25th Sep 2005 14:01 UTC

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actually this tool seems to be a source-code parser and converter.

sLiCeR

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John Nilsson Member since:
2005-07-06

a source-code parser and converter

And what does a complier do then?

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actually it's more like a program transmogrifier

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rayiner Member since:
2005-07-06

What do you think a compiler is? This is a compiler, plain and simple. Lots of compilers target C instead of ASM, usually because that way they don't have to implement all the optimizations the C compiler does. They're still compilers.

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