Python memory use (psyco, C++)

Tyler Eaves tylere at
Mon Jun 21 18:38:30 CEST 2004

On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 12:28:33 -0400, Roy Smith wrote:

> I know all of the above is very vague, but I'm just trying to get a 
> rough idea if a Python implementation is feasable (or at least 
> plausable).  If a C++ version takes 300 Mbytes and a Python version 
> takes 1 Gig, that's probably not going to work.  Are there any rules of 
> thumb I could use to get a first-order estimate?

Why wouldn't it work? Memory is still quite cheap. If this is an app of
any complexity, the development time saved vs C++ will probably far more
than additional memory would cost.

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