[Python-Dev] new bytecode results

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 11 Apr 2003 17:58:23 -0500

    Neil> Damien Morton wrote:
    >> I tried adding a variety of new instructions to the PVM, initially
    >> with a code compression goal for the bytecodes, and later with a
    >> performance goal.

    Neil> Hi Damiem,

    Neil> It's good to see your enthusiasm for optimization.  However, I
    Neil> can't help but think your efforts could be better directed.  Have
    Neil> you looked at the CALL_ATTR work that was done at PyCon?  There
    Neil> was also some work done on optimizing descriptors.

I think that message got stuck on mail.python.org on Feb 27 and was just
released from purgatory today.  Maybe it was the size?