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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jan 30 13:10:53 EST 2018

On Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:24:43 -0500
Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> This is often undervalued, but shouldn't be!  Moore's Law doesn't apply
> to humans, and you can't effectively or cost efficiently scale up by
> throwing more bodies at a project.

Moore's Law doesn't really apply to semiconductors anymore either, and
transistor size scaling is increasingly looking like it's reaching its



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