mauriceling at acm.org
Wed Oct 20 01:22:49 CEST 2004
Mark Asbach wrote:
> If you need an interesting topic: why not write a just-in-time compiler
> for Python?
> There's already some interesting stuff in module "weave" and the pythonc
> from Jython, but having a python interpreter use (say) gcc at runtime to
> convert and probably optimize Python code to natively executable
> binaries, you could speed up Python to the max.
I think another issue here is that Python bytecode is not stable, as
everyone had said it. So unless a specification on that is present,
implementing JIT compiler for Python is futile... in my opinions.
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