[Python-Dev] RFC: PEP 509: Add a private version to dict

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Apr 14 16:50:51 EDT 2016

On Apr 14, 2016, at 09:49 PM, Victor Stinner wrote:

>It would be nice to hear Barry Warsow who was opposed to the PEP in
>january. He wanted to wait until FAT Python was proven to really be faster,
>which is still not case right now. (I mean that I didnt't run seriously
>benchmarks, but early macro benchmarks are not really promising, only micro
>benchmarks. I expect better results when the implemenation will be more

Although I'm not totally convinced, I won't continue to object.  You've
provided some performance numbers in the PEP even without FAT, and you aren't
exposing the API to Python, so it's not a burden being imposed on other

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