[Python-ideas] Bytecode JIT

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Jul 2 08:18:03 EDT 2017

On Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 10:13 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
>> But that's still a hard problem. Or at very least, it's decidedly
>> non-trivial, and the costs are significant, so the net benefits aren't
>> proven.
> In fairness, they are proven for other languages, and they certainly
> worked for things like Psyco. So this isn't completely pie-in-the-sky
> dreaming.

Yeah. It's the realm of "let's put in some solid research, then do
some proof of concept work, and maybe it'll be worth going ahead with"
- it's not "Python should be able to optimize this away".


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