[Python-Dev] PEP 579 and PEP 580: refactoring C functions and methods

Jeroen Demeyer J.Demeyer at UGent.be
Wed Jun 20 10:49:38 EDT 2018

On 2018-06-20 16:42, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> I'm wondering what amount of code and debugging is needed for, say,
> Cython or Numba to implement that protocol as a caller, without going
> through the C API's indirections (for performance).

The goal is to have a really fast C API without a lot of indirections. 
If Cython or Numba can implement the protocol faster than CPython, we 
should just change the CPython implementation to be equally fast.

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