[Python-Dev] Optimize Python long integers

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at haypocalc.com
Wed Nov 12 00:56:41 CET 2008

Le Wednesday 12 November 2008 00:14:40, vous avez écrit :
> > There are some very interesting propositions (with patches!) to optimize
> > Python int and long types (especially the long integers).
> Just trying to clarify the focus: would you like to see any of these
> applied to 2.6?

All optimisations patches are long and may introduce new regressions. It's 
better to wait for 2.7/3.1.

But it would be nice to get numbits() method (or property?) in Python 3.0(.1) 
and/or Python 2.6.1.

Victor Stinner aka haypo

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