[Python-Dev] copy, len and the like as 'object' methods?

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 11:20:06 +1200 (NZST)

Michael Hudson <mwh@python.net>:

> Paul Prescod <paulp@ActiveState.com> writes:

> > Damian responded with a great quote: "...If
> > Performance wasn't an issue, I'd probably write Perl 6 in Python or
> > something like it with wonderfully beautiful OO abstractions and it
> > would run like a dog."

At least it would eliminate all the "why is Python
slower than Perl" ng questions.

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