<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 12/11/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Greg Ewing</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Brett Cannon wrote:<br>> It has been suggested we actually<br>> ditch the C version since we only want to maintain one version and the<br>> Python version can be used by alternative Python implementations.<br><br>
Then we would lose all the speed advantages that were<br>presumably thought important when the C version was<br>created in the first place.<br><br>I say stop worrying and ditch the Python version. An<br>alternative Python implementation is going to have to
<br>provide implementations of all the existing C-only<br>modules. A few more isn't going to kill it.</blockquote><div><br>Except, of course, when the Python versions has features the C version does not (thinking specifically of StringIO and unicode here.)
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