[Python-Dev] json decoder speedups, any time left for 2.6?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Sep 24 17:08:43 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 6:14 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
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> On Sep 24, 2008, at 5:47 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> How much time do I
>>> have left to get this into Python 2.6?
>> Zero I'm afraid - with rc1 out, it's release blocker bugs only. Anything
>> which can be deferred to the 2.6.1 release without causing any major
>> harm is definitely out - and while a 2x speedup is very nice, it isn't
>> something to be squeezing in post-rc1.
>> Still, that should make for a nice incremental improvement when 2.6.1
>> rolls around.
> I concur.

Ok, no problem. The speedup is about 3x now on the trunk ;) I think
that further optimization will require some more C hacking, but 2.6.1
should give me plenty of time to get around to some of that.


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