Python Processor

Martin P. Hellwig martin.hellwig at
Wed Aug 26 23:19:05 CEST 2009

John Nagle wrote:
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> CPython's performance problems
> come from excessive dictionary lookups, not from instruction decode.
>                 John Nagle

Could you please suggest some background information/links to this?
I tried to Google for it but unsurprisingly any combination with 
'cpython' and 'performance' results (to me that is) in a haystack of rants.

I did find but I would ideally 
like to read something more in depth but still in reasonable easy language.

'If consumed, best digested with added seasoning to own preference.'

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