Python CPU

Paul Rubin no.email at nospam.invalid
Mon Apr 4 11:23:46 CEST 2011


Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> writes:
> What might help more is having bytecodes that operate on
> arrays of unboxed types -- numpy acceleration in hardware.

That is an interesting idea as an array or functools module patch.
Basically a way to map or fold arbitrary functions over arrays, with a
few obvious optimizations to avoid refcount churning.  It could have
helped with a number of things I've done over the years.



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