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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-03 00:59:00

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Since we are talking about plans...
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 02 October 2007 16:49:28 Johan Nilsson wrote:
>>>>> - The features and performance of language are not
>>>>> adequate
>>>> Will Python be any faster?
>>> Yes. Python, unlike Jam, has a full array of data structures. It also
>>> has ref-counting, unlike Jam where an object created anywhere for
>>> any purpose, keeps using memory forever.
>> Note, the next step for bjam is to start rewriting it in C++. Which will
>> remove that and various other deficiencies.
> Just like with Boost.Build Python port, we already have it. But it's
> necessary to look and figure what state it is in.

I looked, and... I'm not sure how much of it I can use. It relies fairly
heavily on Boost libraries which presents a rather annoying bootstrap
problem. It also goes against my plan to star using C++ incrementally
since it's a ground-up rewrite.

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