[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython: Issue #7652: Integrate the decimal floating point libmpdec library to speed
stefan at bytereef.org
Fri Mar 23 10:22:55 CET 2012
Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> >>> Issue #7652: Integrate the decimal floating point libmpdec library to speed
> >>> up the decimal module. Performance gains of the new C implementation are
> >>> between 12x and 80x, depending on the application.
> > Congrats Stefan! And thanks for the huge chunk of code.
> Seconded. This is the kind of stuff that will make 3.3 the most awesomest
> 3.x release ever (and hopefully convince people that it does make sense to
Thanks! For cdecimal specifically I have the impression that 3.x is already
used in the financial community, where web framework dependencies aren't an
On the web side, there seems to be a huge interest in speeding up database
accesses, so let me evangelize again: Database applications using decimal
will run 12x faster in 3.3.
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