Python is also a Lisp compiler name?

Gareth McCaughan Gareth.McCaughan at
Sun May 20 23:57:23 CEST 2001

Aahz Maruch wrote:

[I said:]
>> When there have been discussions about the difficulties of compiling
>> Python to decent native code, I have been tempted to post an article
>> saying "I have on my machine a Python compiler, which does a fine job
>> of type inference and such stuff despite the dynamism of the language,
>> and produces code within a factor of 2 of optimized C"... :-)
> Thank you, Pierre.


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