Unladen-Swallow: A faster python

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Sat Mar 28 07:27:17 CET 2009


Luis M. González <luismgz at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>This is a new project started by two Google engineers to speed up
>python:
>http://code.google.com/p/unladen-swallow/

I read this with a skeptical eye, but they have some very interesting ideas
here.  IronPython has certainly shown that Python can be successfully
implemented in a JIT compiled VM in a performant way, but it has issues
running C extension modules.

I'll be curious to see where this project goes.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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