Assorted Questions regarding the future of Python...
jeremy at cnri.reston.va.us
Tue Nov 2 20:40:52 CET 1999
>>>>> "FP" == François Pinard <pinard at iro.umontreal.ca> writes:
FP> I'm curious. Does Python use standard optimisation techniques
FP> on that byte code (CSE, strength reduction, and all that)? I
FP> would be tempted to guess that the stack machine receives code
FP> that pretty closely resemble the source code. Would the stack
FP> machine be able to express optimisations? For example, could we
FP> copy or exchange arbitrary stack elements?
Take a look at the Optimizing Python session at the last Python
In particular, see Skip's paper.
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