[pypy-dev] Re: Next step: gen???.py
mwh at python.net
Thu Mar 31 12:04:25 CEST 2005
Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> writes:
> The question is which line of work to focus on right now. All of
> these back-ends are interesting and worthwhile in the long run but
> we need to select a first one. There are basically 4 reasonable
> * Enhance genc.py.
> * Enhance genc.py using the C++ facility of function overloading for
> * Go for genllvm.py.
> * genjava.py could be another option.
A question that springs to mind is: How much work do these various
options share? (It seems like your typer.py is exactly this kind of
Also, I think that the benefits of function overloading are pretty
minor for the cost of demanding a c++ compiler (although you could
probably use cfront and tcc for that :).
Whaaat? That is the most retarded thing I have seen since, oh,
yesterday -- Kaz Kylheku, comp.lang.lisp
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