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Why Python is not both an interpreter and a compiler?

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 2:20 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> In fact, the shebang notation turns any single .py file into such an
> executable. The problem is if you break your program into modules. Java,
> of course, solved a similar problem with .jar files (but still wouldn't
> jump over the final hurdle of making the .jar files executable).

The time machine strikes again! Python supports zip file execution,
which gives you the same benefit as a .jar file, plus you can slap on
a shebang and run the whole thing!

Anyone for some pyzza?