rtk <oneelkruns at hotmail.com> writes: > FYI.. I wanted a simple version of Python to run on an ancient DEC > Alpha box. I got VMS Python 2.5 up and running but it is too slow to > use. It takes *minutes* to get the interpreter prompt after typing > 'python'! Something is wrong. Maybe it's trying to DNS itself and timing out, or something like that.