[Import-SIG] PEP for the removal of PYO files

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 18:13:20 CET 2015

On 1 March 2015 at 02:57, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:59 +0000
> Brett Cannon <bcannon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A period was chosen over a hyphen as a separator so as to distinguish
>> clearly that the optimization level is not part of the interpreter
>> version as specified by the cache tag. It also lends to the use of
>> the period in the file name to delineate semantically different
>> concepts.
> Indeed but why would other implementations have to mimick CPython here?
> Perhaps the whole idea of differing "optimization" levels doesn't make
> sense for them.

Could Numba potentially use it for JIT priming?

(I'd ask for PyPy as well, but I don't know if we have any PyPy devs
on the import-sig list)


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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