[pypy-issue] Issue #2309: Optimized Unicode Representation (pypy/pypy)

Philip Jenvey issues-reply at bitbucket.org
Thu May 26 19:34:09 EDT 2016


New issue 2309: Optimized Unicode Representation
https://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/issues/2309/optimized-unicode-representation

Philip Jenvey:

PyPy needs PEP 393 like optimized unicode strings. This is for Python 3.3 compat and the potential space savings/perf, but it should work on PyPy2 as well

The plan is to use utf-8 strings as the as the underlying storage

wayedt made a prototype during GSoC in the utf8-unicode2 branch:

https://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/branches/compare/utf8-unicode2%0Ddefault




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