Pyston and PyPy chart different courses to a faster Python

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What’s the best way to achieve the dream of a fast and fleet Python implementation? Depends on whom you’re asking.

If you’re Dropbox, creators of the burgeoning Pyston project, you start with Python as we know it and add speed to it. If you’re PyPy, you start with something fast and make it more like the Python we know over time.

Two competing projects trying to deliver a faster Python isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it might end up helping Python users choose exactly the speed they need.

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