[Python-Dev] Register-based VM [Was: Possible performance regression]

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Mar 15 06:50:43 EDT 2019

On Mon, 11 Mar 2019 18:03:26 -0400
David Mertz <mertz at gnosis.cx> wrote:
> Parrot got rather further along than rattlesnake as a register based VM. I
> don't think it every really beat CPython in speed though.
> http://parrot.org/

But Parrot also had a "generic" design that was supposed to cater for
all dynamic programming languages.  AFAIU, it was heavily
over-engineered and under-staffed, and the design documents were
difficult to understand.



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