On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 6:56 PM, Benjamin Peterson <email@example.com> wrote:
2012/5/31 Nick Coghlan <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 8:26 PM, Mark Shannon <email@example.com> wrote:sys.implementation could be added by site or some other startup file.
>> Eric Snow wrote:
>>> The implementation for sys.implementation is going to use a new (but
>>> "private") type. It's basically equivalent to the following:
>> Does this really need to be written in C rather than Python?
> Yes, because we want to use it in the sys module. As you get lower
> down in the interpreter stack, implementing things in Python actually
> starts getting painful because of bootstrapping issues (e.g. that's
> why both _structseq and collections.namedtuple exist).