Python and the need for speed

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at
Tue Apr 11 15:19:37 EDT 2017

On 2017-04-11, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 4:42 AM, Grant Edwards
><grant.b.edwards at> wrote:
>> On 2017-04-11, Paul Rubin < at nospam.invalid> wrote:
>>> You might look at MicroPython too (  A fairly complete
>>> Python 3 implementation with some ahead-of-time compiling, no fancy
>>> JIT.  Completely breaks the Python C API though.
>> I didn't know there was such a thing as "The Python C API".
>> Or do you just mean that the C API is different than that chosen by
>> the developers of
> Do you mean this?

I think so.  That's the C API for one particlar implementation of
Python "CPython", right?

There is no "Python" C API specified as part of the language
definition is there?

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