[Python-Dev] Using Cython for standard library?

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Mon Nov 3 15:34:07 CET 2008

    >>> - Option 2: only distribute generated source files
    >>> -- developers still need to have Cython installed
    >>> -- you have to trust Cython; who will really review the generated code?
    >> Who reviews the machine code from gcc?

    Gerhard> That's comparing apples and eggs :-P But it may be that I'm a
    Gerhard> little paranoid here.

Agreed.  When Cython is as widely used as gcc and has as comprehensive a set
of test cases (who knows? it may well already be comprehensive enough) and
supports all the compilers which Python supports then we can probably skip
the output code review step.


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