[Numpy-discussion] PyPy guys deserve some help on micronumpy from you, numpy gurus!

Peter numpy-discussion at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Thu Sep 15 06:34:36 EDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Valery Khamenya <khamenya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> (replying please Cc to me)
> There is a module micronumpy that appeared at PyPy source tree:
> https://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/src/dfae5033127e/pypy/module/micronumpy/
> The great contributions of Justin Peel and Ilya Osadchiy to micronumpy
> module revive step-by-step the functionality of numpy.
> It would be great if some of numpy-gurus could jump in to assist, contribute
> some code and also, perhaps, guide a bit where the things go deeply in numpy
> nature.
> For those who don't know yet much about PyPy:
> PyPy is a fast implementation of Python 2.7.
> As a rule of thumb, PyPy is currently about 4x times faster than CPython.
> Certain benchmarks taken from the real life show 20x speed-up and more.
> The successes of PyPy performance are very remarkable http://speed.pypy.org/
> best regards

This may not be the best place to ask, but how should a
python script (e.g. setup.py) distinguish between real NumPy
and micronumpy? Or should I instead be looking to distinguish
PyPy versus another Python implementation?


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