On Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:27:03 +0200 Jeroen Demeyer J.Demeyer@UGent.be wrote:
On 2018-07-31 08:58, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
I think Stefan is right that we should push people towards Cython and alternatives, rather than direct use of the C API (which people often fail to use correctly, in my experience).
I know this probably isn't the correct place to bring it up, but I'm sure that CPython itself could benefit from using Cython. For example, most of the C extensions in Modules/ could be written in Cython.
We don't depend on any third-party Python modules. Adding a Cython dependency for CPython development would be a tough sell.
Also, a C extension can be built-in (linked statically into the interpreter), which I think would be hard to do with Cython.