On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 3:36 PM, Alex Gaynor email@example.com wrote:
I'd like to express that, unless we have a very compelling reason, we should try to keep more stuff in pure python, as opposed to RPython. Mostly because it speeds up translation ;) (also easier to test, easier to write, etc.).
I agree. I was really talking about someone needing absolutely best performance for datetime objects. I'm sure that getting "only average" performance is more than enough for all use cases apart from microbenchmarks.