[Python-ideas] New 3.x restriction on number of keyword arguments

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Oct 21 19:46:06 CEST 2010

Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 1:31 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> ..
>> There's a patch somewhere that turns Python's VM into a 16 or
>> 32-bit byte code machine. Perhaps it's time to have a look at that
>> again.
> This sounds like a reference to wpython:
> http://code.google.com/p/wpython/

Indeed. That's what I was thinking of.

> I hope 255 argument limitation can be removed by simpler means.

Probably, but why not take this as a chance to improve other
aspects of the CPython VM as well ?

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