[BangPypers] Low level Python

Venkatraman S venkat83 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 14:56:29 CEST 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai <
abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 8:10 AM,  <venkat83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I was looking at some bytecode optimizations last year. Tlee had some
>> work already done on that front ; he had a branch. (But, I was not able to
>> reach him and get to know about the stuff.) I mailed python-dev and Raymond
>> replied back on this -- there are some good bugs in bytecode optimizations
>> that you can have a look at to start off. Also, hang around in #python --
>> there are some really brilliant guys there. "@verve" helped me a lot on this
>> front.
>> >
>> > I did not make any commits, but it continues to be a great learning
>> experience.
>> >
>> > Reg unladen -- when I followed them in mar/apr this year , they were
>> making some good progress. But the team was big I was not able to
>>  assimilate all the knowledge(it was too fast for me). There is tonne of
>> learning to be done.
>> >
>> > OTOH, start with The Dragon Book, to understand the parlance.
>> Would you have the time to give a small presentation on your work at
>> one of the BangPypers meetings? I for one would be very interested.
>  +1. This is of some interest to me. I had contributed some test cases to
>  another effort (parallel , not similar) named ShedSkin which was an effort
>  to convert Python code to C++ by Mark Dufour. I got interested in the low
>  level stuff through this.

Thanks for the interest. I will try sometime in Nov/Dec.
Probably will try to cover Effect Typing (this is something that i stumbled
on recently and was interesting)

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