[Python-Dev] Performance (non)optimization: 31-bit ints in pointers

Gordon McMillan gmcm@hypernet.com
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 18:21:20 -0400

On 12 Aug 2002 at 17:07, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> ...  In Python I decided to
> stay away from cleverness except when extensive
> performance analysis showed there was a real need to
> speed something up. 

For which some of us are very grateful, even
without Tim nagging us.

-- Gordon