[pypy-dev] Extended goals

Martijn Faassen faassen at vet.uu.nl
Fri Sep 19 12:00:51 CEST 2003


Bob Ippolito wrote:
> Does Zope really need any C extensions to do what it needs to do (not 
> considering performance) if they were allowed to use new style classes? 
>  I was under the impression that the C extension(s) in Zope were 
> developed to get around some of the shortfalls of the old class system, 
> and was part of the reason for type/class unification?

In Zope 3 which can use new style classes we still see some C-extensions,
but I imagine those are there mostly for performance reasons. I'm not sure
about that though; I'll ask around.

Regards,

Martijn



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