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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Feb 28 18:16:01 CET 2015

On Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:13:20 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

We'll probably want something like that one day, but we wouldn't
necessarily use the same file structure - Numba currently works at the
function level, not at the module level.

In other words, the PEP is entirely neutral for us.



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