[Python-ideas] Why CPython is still behind in performance for some widely used patterns ?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jan 30 12:25:49 EST 2018

On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:14:06 -0800
Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 10:14 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > More broadly, the current lack of perceived commercial incentives for
> > large corporations to invest millions in offering a faster default
> > Python runtime, the way they have for the other languages you
> > mentioned in your initial post :)
> >  
> sure, though there have been a few high profile (failed?) efforts, by
> Google and DropBox, yes?
> Unladen Swallow was one -- not sure of the code name for the other.

You're probably thinking about Pyston.



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