[Python-Dev] pirate 0.01 alpha!

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Aug 19 16:30:05 EDT 2003

Michal Wallace <michal at sabren.com>:

>   As a special bonus, it currently runs dog slow! The
>   microthreads example runs about 8-9 times slower on
>   pirate than on regular python. But that's not parrot's
>   fault: the generated code is completely unoptimized.

It's fair, though -- the regular Python's bytecode is
completely unoptimised, too. :-)

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