[Python-Dev] 2.4 news reaches interesting places

Oleg Broytmann phd at mail2.phd.pp.ru
Thu Dec 9 11:22:50 CET 2004

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 10:55:59PM -0500, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> * Have python.org prominently feature an article of Python's use in
> high-performance environments.  IIRC, somebody wrote a realtime voice
> over internet system and found that with good design, there was no speed
> issue.  Also, the cellphone apps may make a good example.


> * Python's website has traditionally been self-centered, leaving others
> to have to make the case for their own products.  Perhaps, it is time to
> change that.  Those who really care about speed cannot make a balanced
> decision about Python without considering psyco, pyrex, numpy, and the
> like as part of the total development environment.

   That's overreaction, I think. People always say this and that about
python - python is slow, and python is not like java, and python does
not have static type checks... And what? Should the webmasters adapt the
site to every complain?

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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