On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:09 PM, Tamer Higazi <th9...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> dear Jim,
> Thank your for your quick answer.
> Am 26.10.2011 19:34, schrieb Jim Fulton:
>> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:59 PM, Tamer Higazi <th9...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey Jim!
>>> Hey just cool down.
>> /me cools down
>>> I love the ZODB database, and this toy is just
>>> beautiful. I iam willing to offer myself to support you porting the
>>> database in pure python, if you need volunteers.
>> Thanks.  I'll keep that in mind.
>>> I really didn't mean, to come anybody stupid.
>> I hope you don't mind me playfully amplifying your !s. :)
>>> I am just thinking porting
>>> a customer project from python to iron-python where ZODB plays a role.
>> If this is a customer project, I'd recommend dropping either
>> iron python or ZODB at this stage.
> Why that?! As I know, ironpython creates with the JIT compiler bytecode
> in realtime.

Because this is going to be pretty new code and you'll be a trail blazer.

>>> Is there much work to do?!
>> Not sure. I suspect not.  Tres created a Python implementation of
>> persistence and timestamp.   I've got a BTrees patch to review.
>> Keep in mind that these will run a lot slower than what you're used to.
>> If a performance is an issue, you may find yourself wanting to write
>> c# versions of these.
> what about pypy ?!

It will be interesting to see how much of the performance pypy
can gain back.


Jim Fulton
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