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Re: [pygame] Google Summer of Code participation
Lenard Lindstrom kirjoitti:
But I do have my concerns. Cython is not a stable language. It may
change to remain compatible with Pyrex, which is still in alpha
development. This just means keeping ones Cython compiler current.
Also Cython doen't support variable
yep, a moving target. that scipy discussion mentioned that the cython
guys are targeting it for inclusion to the python standard library (if i
understood correctly), and iirc also for it to be compatible with
python? (i'm not sure what that would mean). obviously if it reaches the
stdlib it'll be pretty stable, but dunno if that's gonna happen or when
then again, some folks figured that in some point in the future the pypy
work will result in normal py getting jitted to native code so
efficiently that it'll render cython irrelevant, but was it perhaps in
10 or 20 years when they expected that :)
anyhow it is already well usable for some things, and pyrex has been for
quite many years already (like 5?), so worth considering for where is fit.
the note that it suites 'for loop style programs' better than 'simple
numeric operations' got me thingking that perhaps it might be used in
game code (where you easily mey need to iterate thru a lot of things etc).