[pypy-dev] Question on the future of RPython

Saravanan Shanmugham sarvi at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 2 10:37:39 CEST 2010


The point I was making is that RPython(a static subset of Python) will be faster 
than Dynamic Python code on a JIT or compiled to machine code.


----- Original Message ----
From: Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <amauryfa at gmail.com>
To: Saravanan Shanmugham <sarvi at yahoo.com>
Cc: Douglas McNeil <mcneil at hku.hk>; "pypy-dev at codespeak.net" 
<pypy-dev at codespeak.net>
Sent: Thu, September 2, 2010 1:28:14 AM
Subject: Re: [pypy-dev] Question on the future of RPython


2010/9/2 Saravanan Shanmugham <sarvi at yahoo.com>:
> We have Pickle and cPickle for performance. The Pickle could have simply been
> rewritten in RPython and probably compiled and we don't need  different 
> :-))

The PyPy way is much simpler:
there is only the original pickle.py, written in plain full Python,
and it's as fast as a C or RPython implementation.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc


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