[Python-Dev] tiny optimization in ceval mainloop
30 Aug 2002 16:06:06 +0100
Jeremy Hylton <email@example.com> writes:
> The difference I saw with only the ticker check in ceval was only
> about 1% for pystone. Python was always faster with the change, but
> never by much.
A bunch of 0.5% improvements add up. If there's not much cost in
complexity, why not go for it?
6. Symmetry is a complexity-reducing concept (co-routines include
subroutines); seek it everywhere.
-- Alan Perlis, http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/perlis-alan/quotes.html