[Python-Dev] Parrot -- should life imitate satire?

Charles G Waldman cgw@alum.mit.edu
Fri, 3 Aug 2001 11:13:40 -0500

On Fri, 3 Aug 2001 at 16:17:04 +0200, Thomas Wouters wrote:

 > Some people have seen bigger speedups just
 > reorganizing the case's in the Big Switch, but those same changes slowed
 > things down on other platforms.

Clearly, part of Python's ./configure should try all different
permutations of the 107 "case" statements in the Big Switch, and 
find the arrangement that maximizes Pystones on a per-platform

just-kidding-ly y'rs,