Here are the assumptions I, the author, make about you, the reader:
In addition, some assumptions about your computer:
An ``appropriate C compiler'' usually means the same one that was used to build Python. See Appendix A for more.
This document is intended to make sense when read from beginning to end and is written in a terse style with an emphasis on examples. Extreme Programming applied to documentation, if you like.
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