[Cython] Rewriting/compiling parts of CPython's stdlib in Cython

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Tue Mar 22 07:38:59 CET 2011

Stefan Behnel, 22.03.2011 07:10:
> there seems to be quite some interest in a project to get parts of CPython
> and specifically its stdlib rewritten in Cython.
> [...] I gave it a try with difflib and it turned out to be quite easy.
> http://blog.behnel.de/index.php?p=155

BTW, given how short that patch is, wouldn't that make a nice little 
presentation for the Open Cython Day? Show off how to quickly optimise a 
stdlib module with Cython?


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