[IronPython] To Compile or Not to compile, that's the question
abubakarm at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 23:53:44 PDT 2005
I have noticed that on windows world ppl are more used to using some
sort of ide but on linux/unix world ppl (hackers?) like to do a lot on
just shell using the name of the things they use. Since u r used to
typing python and jython what do u say about "ipc"?
On 4/16/05, Anthony Tarlano <mailinglist.account at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think we are naming a compiler, but naming an interpreter.
> I am a long time Python (CPython) and Jython user and during
> development. I never use an Ide other then Xemacs and in the shell
> window I use the interpreter as a matter of productivity.
> So, given this background information, I am sure that you can see that
> you are talking about 'Apples' and I am talking about 'Oranges'. Since
> your usage pattern is an IDE and a Makefile, then your alias solution
> is fine, but since I will consistantly be firing up a shell window and
> typing the name of the interpreter, I want 'python.net' since I am
> used to typing 'python' and 'jython'.
> On 4/15/05, Keith J. Farmer <kfarmer at thuban.org> wrote:
> > People have been objecting to "IronPythonConsole" this whole time. If it were a matter of "just make an alias", then this discussion was moot from the beginning. For that matter, it was moot from before CSharpCompiler, CCompiler, or GnuCCompiler were created.
> > So I don't think that it's as simple for those who originally raised their objections. I think the aim is for consistency, so we don't have to set aliases to use someone else's makefile.
> > (Personally, I never objected to IronPythonConsole -- but if there's a movement to change it, I still say change it to be in line with the other existing naming patterns.)
> > ________________________________
> > From: users-ironpython.com-bounces at lists.ironpython.com on behalf of Joe Mason
> > Sent: Fri 4/15/2005 9:47 AM
> > To: Discussion of IronPython
> > Subject: Re: [IronPython] To Compile or Not to compile, that's the question
> > On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 10:02:03AM -0700, Keith J. Farmer wrote:
> > > For a compiler, 4 characters is about my limit. After all, it's all
> > > about my code -- not the tool that is used to transform it into
> > > something else.
> > You type the name of the compiler by hand a lot? Wouldn't it be invoked
> > from a Makefile or IDE 90% of the time?
> > Besides, if you really object to a name longer than 4 characters, you
> > can always make an alias, but if there's a name class, it's harder to
> > alias from an ambiguous name to a non-ambiguous one. So it's better to
> > err on the side of non-ambiguity.
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