[Python-Dev] re: 2.4 news reaches interesting places

Stewart Midwinter stewart.midwinter at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 15:20:53 CET 2004

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 09:20:18 -0200, Carlos Ribeiro <carribeiro at gmail.com> wrote:

> One possible marketing strategy is to use the adjective "fast" in a
> broader sense. The Python slogan could be something like: "Programming
> has never been any faster" -- this changes the playing ground, from
> raw performance to *programming* performance. And sure, nothing beats
> Python (the overall package) in this respect. It can deliver fast code
> in a short time. Othere languages are faster to run, but take longer
> to code...

Parabens, Carlos, boa ideia!

Carlos has said it well, Python has the edge in overall performance. 
Evidence seems to indicate a 3-4 times edge over development in Java,
and this is a powerful argument.

Stewart Midwinter
stewart at midwinter.ca
stewart.midwinter at gmail.com

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