[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 3.3.0 release candidate 3

Stefan Krah stefan at bytereef.org
Sat Sep 29 11:22:03 CEST 2012

Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > Wow! I had no idea cdecimal was that close in speed to float. That's
> > seriously impressive.
> I think this means the performance difference is on the same order
> of magnitude as the CPython interpretation overhead. Still, it's
> impressive indeed.

Of course, if you compare a pure C program that uses libmpdec to a C program
that uses floats, the difference will be much higher.

Stefan Krah

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