compiled or interpreted?

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Fri Dec 15 08:30:42 EST 2000

"Nick Efford" <nde at> wrote in message
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> On 12 Dec 2000 11:46:39 +0100, piet at <piet at> wrote:
> > And Python doesn't have a JIT, like Java.
> Has the idea of developing a JIT for Python ever been considered?

Dunno, but developing Python for a JIT surely has -- witness
Jython and the Python .NET beta...!-)

Not that any performance boost is very observable yet, but...:-)


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