Version 1.2 of PyPy - an alternative implementation of the Python
interpreter - has been released
"This version 1.2 is a major
milestone and it is the first release to ship a Just-in-Time compiler that
is known to be faster than CPython (and unladen swallow) on some real-world
applications (or the best benchmarks we could get for them). The main theme
for the 1.2 release is speed.
" It's still not quite ready for
production use, but it appears to be getting a lot closer.
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