[Python-Dev] Computed Goto dispatch for Python 2

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu May 28 03:31:24 CEST 2015

On 28 May 2015 at 10:17, Parasa, Srinivas Vamsi <
srinivas.vamsi.parasa at intel.com> wrote:

>  Hi All,
> This is Vamsi from Server Scripting Languages Optimization team at Intel
> Corporation.
> Would like to submit a request to enable the computed goto based dispatch
> in Python 2.x (which happens to be enabled by default in Python 3 given its
> performance benefits on a wide range of workloads). We talked about this
> patch with Guido and he encouraged us to submit a request on Python-dev
> (email conversation with Guido shown at the bottom of this email).

+1 from me, for basically the same reasons Guido gives: Python 2.7 is going
to be with us for a long time, and this particular change shouldn't have
any externally visible impacts at either an ABI or API level.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia
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