[Python-Dev] Looking for VCS usage scenarios

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Nov 4 19:32:23 CET 2008


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On Nov 4, 2008, at 1:21 PM, Cosmin Stejerean wrote:

> I don't agree with completely dismissing performance just because it's
> Python. Yes, Python is fast enough most of the time, but when it's  
> not we
> put a lot of effort into making it faster. That's why we have a good
> collection of modules with C extensions to speed up computationally
> intensive applications and half a dozen ways of writing said C  
> extensions. I
> see no excuse to let the fact that it's Python make it acceptable to  
> have an
> application with otherwise unacceptable performance.

I guess the humor of that got lost in translation.  You had to be there.

- -Barry

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