RAD with Python
gherron at islandtraining.com
Fri Sep 12 19:59:11 CEST 2003
On Friday 12 September 2003 10:35 am, John J. Lee wrote:
> John <john.thingstad at chello.no> writes:
> > On 12 Sep 2003 06:09:02 -0700, Ubaidullah Nubar
> > <ubaidullahnubar at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > 4.
> > Python is appox 400 times slower than C.
> Maybe this was intended to be a silly number, but: this means very
> little. The degree of slowdown is hugely variable from one domain to
> the next, and from one program to the next, and I've never heard
> anyone else quote an indicative figure anywhere near that high.
Right. The figure most often stated seems to be about 50, but as you
say, there is so much variation that any number is nearly useless.
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