[pypy-dev] Re: Hey friends, I'm SOOOO HAPPPYYY

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Mar 26 17:10:46 CEST 2006

On 3/25/06, Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com> wrote:
> What is it good for?
> --------------------
> You can write algorithms in an almost Pythonic language
> instead of using C. Your code will be translated into
> a C Python extension module of very high efficiency.

I don't think I've ever written a C extension for performance reasons.
(I've tweaked built-in objects instead. :-) I've written many
extensions to interface with existing C code though, like UI widgets
and system calls. Does your method support this? Otherwise Pyrex would
still be a beter tool.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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