Tiny computers vs. Big Languages

François Pinard pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed Aug 28 15:13:13 CEST 2002


[Andrew MacIntyre]

> You might want to check out Pyrex (by Greg Ewing) and Psyco (by Armin
> Rigo), which implement two different approaches to speeding up Python.

While it is true that Pyrex could be used to speed up Python, I see it
more as an elegant and simple way to build interfaces from Python to C
libraries or C modules, _and_ vice-versa.  In my applications at least,
the speed-up of Python-style code is welcome of course, but incidental.

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François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard





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