[Python-Dev] Optimization targets

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Apr 15 13:26:44 EDT 2004

Jeremy Hylton <jeremy at alum.mit.edu> writes:

> Another question that I'd love to hear the answer to: What's the
> difference between Pysco and something like this Self implementation
> or the HotSpot Java implementation?  I've never read a clear
> explanation of what Pysco does or how it compares to other systems
> that do dynamic compilation.

I don't know the answer to this... I suspect part of it might have to
do with 'abstract interpretation'.  I'll see Armin tomorrow (at
PythonUK) and beat him up until he answers this question himself :-)


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  years old.  collectively, the community has already been where
  every clueless newbie  will be going for the next three years.
  so relax, please.                     -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp

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