Python performance

Tim Peters tim_one at
Wed Mar 8 03:04:32 CET 2000

[Michael Hudson, on an integer number-crunching app]
> ...
> It is *much* faster in Haskell though (like, a hundred times).  I
> haven't really optimized the Python, though.

Any old Haskell, or some specific implementation?  I ask because, for
example, the HUGS Haskell interpreter on my machine is much slower on int
code than Python.

    python-to-be-fast<wink>-ly y'rs  - tim

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