[Python-Dev] Pie-thon benchmarks

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Dec 14 12:23:57 EST 2003

> Not to push, folks, but the python dev community was going to write 
> the benchmark program for the pie-off Guido and I are going to have 
> at OSCON 2004. We're supposed to have the bytecode for the program 
> frozen by the end of December 2003, a mere 16 days away. (I could 
> just go with pystone, I suppose, but even .NET's faster on that 
> one...)

I am well aware of this.  I've got some ideas and am working on them.
Do you remember the exact set of rules we agreed on?  I think
metaclasses are in, and I/O is out, but I don't recall whether regular
expressions are in or out.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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