[Python-ideas] Type Hinting - Performance booster ?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Dec 26 21:39:11 CET 2014

On Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:11:19 -0700
David Mertz <mertz at gnosis.cx> wrote:
> I think the 5-6 year estimate is pessimistic.  Take a look at
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xeon_Phi for some background.

"""Intel Many Integrated Core Architecture or Intel MIC (pronounced
Mick or Mike[1]) is a *coprocessor* computer architecture"""

Enough said. It's not a general-purpose chip. It's meant as a
competitor against the computational use of GPU, not against
traditional general-purpose CPUs.



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