[Python-Dev] Can LOAD_GLOBAL be optimized to a simple array lookup?

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 18:29:50 CEST 2006

Note that there are already three PEPs related to speeding dict-based
namespace access; start with:


which references the other two.

The "normal path" through dict lookups got faster since there was a
rash of those, to the extent that more complication elsewhere got much
less attractive.  It's possible that dict lookups got slower again
since /then/, though.

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