[Python-ideas] Why CPython is still behind in performance for some widely used patterns ?

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri Jan 26 18:07:53 EST 2018

On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 09:12:29AM +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:

> Are you sure it's the language's fault? Failing to use a better data
> type simply because some other language doesn't have it is a great way
> to make a test that's "fair" in the same way that Balance and
> Armageddon are "fair" in Magic: The Gathering. They reset everyone to
> the baseline, and the baseline's equal for everyone right?

I'm afraid I have no idea what that analogy means :-)


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