PyPy and RPython

sarvi sarvilive at
Fri Sep 3 07:30:59 CEST 2010

On Sep 2, 2:19 pm, John Nagle <na... at> wrote:
> On 9/2/2010 1:29 AM, sarvi wrote:
> > When I think about it these restrictions below seem a very reasonable
> > tradeoff for performance.
>     Yes.
> > And I can use this for just the modules/sections that are performance
> > critical.
>     Not quite.  Neither Shed Skin nor RPython let you call from
> restricted code to unrestricted code.  That tends to happen
> implicitly as objects are passed around.  It's the global
> analysis that makes this work; when you call something, you
> need to know more about it than how to call it.

It should technically be possible to allow Python to call a module
written in RPython?
It should also compile RPython to a python right?

>                                 John Nagle

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