[Python-Dev] Why is Bytecode the way it is?
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Fri Jul 9 07:07:19 CEST 2004
On Thursday 08 July 2004 09:17 pm, Greg Ewing wrote:
> But it would only be worth doing if the cost of these data
> movements is a substantial fraction of the whole execution
> time. Does anyone have any timings to suggest that they
I'd expect the cost of the data movement to be swamped by overhead of running
through the decode/execute. The question is whether increasing the decoding
cost a bit is cheaper than the additional trips through the loop.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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