Re: Google's Project Unladen Swallow

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Author: Alvin Delagon
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To: A Philippine Pythonista Hangout
Subject: Re: Google's Project Unladen Swallow
Good news indeed! If it gets merged with the 3.x trunk, there'll be a good
reason to migrate. I'm quite excited with the focus multi-core scalability.


On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM, Andy Sy <andy.sy@???> wrote:

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> http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/03/google-launches-project-to-boost-python-performance-by-5x.ars
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> Google plans to build a JITting VM for Python. There is,
> of course already such a VM for Python today and it is very
> mature - the .NET CLR running IronPython.
>
> Interestingly, Google plans to use LLVM for this particular
> effort. I have not really had the time to explore LLVM in
> depth but apparently it has been really quite successful in
> getting adopted by many different projects.
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