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[Python-Dev] Experiment an opt-in new C API for Python? (leave current API unchanged)


Le mar. 13 nov. 2018 ? 20:32, Andr? Malo <nd at perlig.de> a ?crit :
> As long as they are recompiled. However, they will lose a lot of performance.
> Both these points have been mentioned somewhere, I'm certain, but it cannot be
> stressed enough, IMHO.

Somewhere is here:
https://pythoncapi.readthedocs.io/performance.html

> I'm wondering, how you suggest to measure "major". I believe, every C
> extension, which is public and running in production somewhere, is major
> enough.

My plan is to select something like the top five most popular C
extensions based on PyPI download statistics. I cannot test
everything, I have to put practical limits.

Victor