[Python-Dev] Python Call Mechanism

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 01 Nov 2000 23:28:00 -0500

> It certainly wouldn't hurt to implement this, as it would provide some
> practical implementation experience that would inform a PEP on the
> subject.

If it solves the mess with supporting extended call syntax, adding
these opcodes might be a good idea.

But as I said, for the normal (not extended) case, the existing
CALL_FUNCTION opcode is the right thing to use unless you want things
to slow down significantly.

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